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SHIPS SUNK ENGLAND 237 - G H I

1)GARMULA U-752




 


Built: 1920


Tonnage 5,254 / 8,120 tons


Cargo: 6,009 tons of grains


Route: Melbourne - Capetown - Freetown - UK 


Sunk 23/07/42 by U – 752 in position  05º 32’ N 14º 45’ W


21 Dead


67 Survivors


On 23 July 1942 the unescorted Garmula (Master Robert C. Brown) was torpedoed and sunk by U-752 about 200 miles southwest of Freetown. The master, 61 crew members and five gunners were picked up by HMS Pict (FY 132) (LtCdr W.N.H. Faichney, RNR) and landed at Freetown. 20 crew members and one gunner were lost.


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