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SHIPS HIT BRITAIN 238 * - M N O

25)OAKDENE U-105




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Built 1936


Tonnage 4,255 / 7,600 tons


Cargo: 6,222 tons of coal


Route: Cardiff - Buenos Aires


Sunk 6 May 41 by U-105 on pos 06º 19’N 27º 55’W


0 Dead


35 Survivors


At 10.52 hours on 6 May, 1941, the Oakdene (Master Ernest Hart), dispersed from convoy OG-59, was hit by one torpedo from U-105 and sank northwest of St. Paul Rocks. The master, 31 crew members and three gunners were picked up by the HMS Dorsetshire (40) (Capt B.S.C. Martin). 


By Oakdene (British Steam merchant) - Ships hit by German U-boats during WWII - uboat.net


 

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