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SHIPS SUNK ENGLAND 237 - M N O

14)NAILSEA MEADOW U-196



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Built: 1937


Tonnage: 4,962 / 8,930 tons


Cargo: 7,104 tons of war materials, general cargo and mail


Route: Hampton Roads - New York - Trinidad - Capetown (8 May) - Durban - Bombay - Karachi


Sunk   11 May 1943 by U-196 on pos. 32° 04'S 29° 13'E


2 Dead


42 Survivors


At 23.40 hours on 11 May 1943 the Nailsea Meadow (Master Eric William Lambert) was torpedoed and sunk by U-196 40 miles south of Port St.Johns, Cape Colony. Two crew members were lost. The master, 34 crew members and seven gunners were picked up by the SAAF crash launch R 6 and landed at East London on 12 May.


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