British Motor tanker
|Completed||1938 - NV Rotterdamsche Droogdok Mij, Rotterdam|
|Owner||Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Co Ltd, London|
|Date of attack||13 Feb 1941||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-96 (Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock)|
|Position||60° 25'N, 17° 10'W - Grid AE 8774|
|Complement||59 (59 dead - no survivors)|
|Route||Curaçao - Loch Ewe - Scapa Flow|
|Cargo||Admiralty 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 board||We have details of 58 people who were on board.|
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