Ships hit by U-boats


British Motor tanker

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Type:Motor tanker
Tonnage7,987 tons
Completed1938 - NV Rotterdamsche Droogdok Mij, Rotterdam 
OwnerAnglo-Saxon Petroleum Co Ltd, London 
Date of attack13 Feb 1941Nationality:      British
FateSunk by U-96 (Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock)
Position60° 25'N, 17° 10'W - Grid AE 8774
Complement59 (59 dead - no survivors)
ConvoyHX-106 (straggler)
RouteCuraçao - Loch Ewe - Scapa Flow 
CargoAdmiralty fuel oil 
History Built for NV Petroleum Mij ´La Corona´, The Hague 1939 transferred to Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Co Ltd, London 
Notes on event

At 15.08 hours on 13 Feb 1941 the Clea (Master Leonard Walter George Boyt), a straggler from convoy HX-106, was torpedoed and sunk by U-96 southeast of Iceland. The master and 58 crew members were lost.

On boardWe have details of 58 people who were on board

Location of attack on Clea.

ship sunk.

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