British Landing craft
|Type:||Landing craft (LCI(L)-1)|
|Completed||1942 - Federal Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co, Port Newark NJ|
|Date of attack||7 Feb 1943||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-596 (Gunter Jahn)|
|Position||Grid CH 8438|
|Complement||? men (18 dead and ? survivors).|
|Route||Oran - Algiers|
|History||Completed in November 1942 for US Navy and lend-leased to Royal Navy. |
|Notes on loss|
At 17.08 hours on 7 Feb, 1943, HMS LCI(L)-162 was torpedoed by U-596 and exploded.
|Crewlists||We have listing of 18 people who were on this vessel|
* Estimated position shown here is based on positions of losses in a roughly the same German grid code. It may be a bit off but should give a good idea as to where the attack took place.
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