Ships hit by U-boats


Davara

British Steam trawler



Photo courtesy of Peter Horsley Photograph Collection

NameDavara
Type:Steam trawler
Tonnage291 tons
Completed1912 - Cochrane & Sons, Selby 
OwnerF.S. Mount & Co Ltd, Fleetwood 
HomeportFleetwood 
Date of attack13 Sep 1939Nationality:      British
 
FateSunk by U-27 (Johannes Franz)
Position - Grid AM 5370
Complement12 (0 dead and 12 survivors).
Convoy
RouteFleetwood - Fishing grounds 
Cargo 
History Completed in March 1912
Registration code: FD 152 
Notes on event

At 14.55 hours on 13 Sep 1939 the Davara (Master Boyles) was shelled and sunk by U-27 21 miles northwest by north of Tory Island. The master and 11 crew members were picked up after five hours by Willowpool.

 


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