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SHIPS SUNK USA 78 - U S SHIPS R / S

2)ROBIN GOODFELLOW U-862

 




Photo. www.marinersmuseum.org   


 


Built 1920


Tonnage 4,260 / 6,885 tons


Cargo: 8,602 tons of chrome ore.


Sunk by U-862 on pos 20º 03"S 14º 21"W.


68 Dead


No survivors.


At 02.12 hours on 25 Jul, 1944, the unescorted Robin Goodfellow (Master Bjarne Bjornsgaard) was torpedoed and sunk by U-862 in the South Atlantic. The British motor merchant Priam received a distress signal, but none of the eight officers, 33 crewmen and 27 armed guards (the ship was armed with one 4in, one 3in and five 20mm guns) survived


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