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SHIPS SUNK ENGLAND 237 - G H I

12)HENZADA U-199




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Built 1934


Tonnage: 4,161 / 7,830 tons


Cargo: 2,095 tons of chemicals


Route: Ellesmere Port - Santos


Sunk on 24 Jul 43 by U–199 on position 25º 30'S 44º 00'W


2 Dead


62 Survivors


At 09.30 hours on 24 Jul, 1943, the unescorted Henzada (Master William Innes McIntosh) was torpedoed and sunk by U-199 about 100 miles southwest of Rio de Janeiro. Two gunners were lost. The master, 55 crew members and six gunners were picked up by the Panamanian tanker Baltic and landed at Montevideo on 28 July.


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