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SHIPS SUNK ENGLAND 237 - S T U

32)TREVALGAN U-508




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Built 1937


Tonnage 5,299 / 9,130 tons


Cargo: Ballast


Route: Suez - Capetown (7 Nov) - Trinidad - New York 


Sunk 01/Dec/42 by U-508 on pos. 09º40”N 59º15”W.


0 Dead


43 Survivors


At 00.06 hours on 1 Dec, 1942, the unescorted Trevalgan (Master Alfred Guy Williams) was torpedoed by U-508 southeast of Trinidad and sank after being hit by a coup de grâce at 00.50 hours. The master, 33 crew members and nine gunners were picked up by USS PC-572 and landed at Trinidad on 3 December. 


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