HMS Zinnia (K 98)
|Name||HMS Zinnia (K 98)|
|Completed||1941 - Smith´s Dock Co Ltd, South Bank, Middlesbrough|
|Date of attack||23 Aug 1941||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-564 (Reinhard Suhren)|
|Position||40.25N, 10.40W - Grid CG 2783|
|Complement||85 officers and men (68 dead and 17 survivors).|
|Notes on event|
At 05.25 hours on 23 Aug, 1941, U-564 fired three single torpedoes at ships in the convoy OG-71 west of Portugal and claimed the sinking of two steamers and a corvette. However, only the loss of HMS Zinnia (K 98) (LtCdr C.G. Cuthbertson, DSC, RNR) can be confirmed from Allied sources.
|On board||We have details of 51 people who were on board.|
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