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SHIPS SUNK ENGLAND 237 - J K L

4)KELVINBANK U-510




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Built 1921


Tonnage 3,872 / 5,875 tons


Cargo Ballast


Route: Alexandria - Aden - Capetown - Bahia - Trinidad - Macoris, Cuba 


Sunk 09/Mar/43 by U-510 on pos. 07º24’N 52º11’ W


28 Dead


32 survivors


At 03.06, 03.07 and 03.10 hours on 9 Mar, 1943, U-510 fired torpedoes at the convoy BT-6 about 200 miles northeast of Paramaribo, Dutch Guiana and reported four ships sunk. In fact, Kelvinbank was sunk and George G. MeadeTabitha Brown and Joseph Rodman Drake were damaged.


27 crew members and one gunner from the Kelvinbank (Master Robert Charles Loraine) were lost. The master, 24 crew members and seven gunners were picked up by the George G. Meade and landed at Paramaribo. 


By www.uboat.net


 

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