HMS Tweed (K 250)
|Name||HMS Tweed (K 250)|
|Completed||1943 - A. & J. Inglis Ltd, Glasgow|
|Date of attack||7 Jan 1944||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-305 (Rudolf Bahr)|
|Position||48° 18'N, 21° 19'W - Grid BE 7655|
|Complement||127 officers and men (83 dead and 44 survivors).|
|Notes on event|
At 17.11 hours on 7 Jan 1944, HMS Tweed (K 250) (LtCdr R.S. Miller, DSC, RNR) of the 5th Escort Group was hit on the starboard side by a Gnat from U-305 and sank within two minutes southwest of Ireland. Two officers and 81 ratings were lost. The survivors were rescued by HMS Nene (K 270) (Cdr J.D. Birch, RNR).
|On board||We have details of 84 people who were on board.|
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