Ships hit by U-boats

HMS Fleur de Lys (K 122)

British Corvette

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NameHMS Fleur de Lys (K 122)
Type:Corvette (Flower)
Tonnage925 tons
Completed1940 - Smith´s Dock Co Ltd, South Bank, Middlesbrough 
OwnerThe Admiralty 
Date of attack14 Oct 1941Nationality:      British
FateSunk by U-206 (Herbert Opitz)
Position36° 00'N, 6° 30'W - Grid CG 9592
Complement? men (? dead and 3 survivors).
History Launched as La Dieppoise for the French Navy, but completed as HMS Fleur de Lys (K 122) for the Royal Navy after France was invaded by Germany. 
Notes on event

At 03.36 hours on 14 Oct 1941, HMS Fleur de Lys (K 122) (Lt A. Collins, RNR), escorting the convoy OG-75, was torpedoed and sunk by U-206 about 55 miles west of Gibraltar.

On boardWe have details of 70 people who were on board

Location of attack on HMS Fleur de Lys (K 122).

ship sunk.

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U-Boat Attack Logs

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