Ships hit by U-boats


HMS Salviking

British Salvage vessel


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NameHMS Salviking
Type:Salvage vessel (King Salvor)
Tonnage1,440 tons
Completed1943 - William Simons & Co Ltd, Renfrew 
OwnerThe Admiralty 
Homeport 
Date of attack14 Feb 1944Nationality:      British
 
FateSunk by U-168 (Helmuth Pich)
Position03.30N, 76.30E - Grid LC 9519
Complement55 (27 dead and 28 survivors).
Convoy
RouteColombo - Addu Atoll 
Cargo 
History  
Notes on event

On 14 Feb, 1944, the HMS Salviking was hit by three torpedoes from U-168 of which one was a dud and sank southwest of Ceylon.

 
On boardWe have details of 18 people who were on board

Location of attack on HMS Salviking.

ship sunk.


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