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SHIPS HIT CANADA 8 - CANADIAN SHIPS LOST

8)PRESCODOC U-160




Photo. historical Collection of the Great Lakes


  


Built 1929


Tonnage 1938 tons


Cargo: Ballast


Sunk 29/JUL/42 by U-160 on pos. 08º 50"N 59º 05"W


15 Dead


6 Survivors


At 10.19 hours on 29 Jul, 1942, the unescorted Prescodoc (Master John Charles Prowse) was torpedoed and sunk by U-160 northwest of Georgetown, British Guiana. 15 crew members were lost. The master and five crew members were picked up by Predsednik Kopajtic and landed at Port of Spain, Trinidad.


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


 

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