Belgian Steam merchant
|Completed||1919 - Bartram & Sons Ltd, South Dock, Sunderland|
|Owner||Armement Deppe, Antwerp|
|Date of attack||10 May 1941||Nationality: Belgian|
|Fate||Sunk by U-556 (Herbert Wohlfarth)|
|Position||57.54N, 37.34W - Grid AK 4640|
|Complement||44 (1 dead and 43 survivors).|
|Route||Liverpool - River Mersey - Sydney, Nova Scotia|
Built as British Langley for Fratres Ltd, London. 1922 sold to Belgium and renamed Gand.
|Notes on event|
At 20.37 hours on 10 May, 1941, the Gand (Master Michel Hostens), dispersed from convoy OB-318, was torpedoed and sunk by U-556 about 210 miles southeast of Cape Farewell. One crew member was lost and another wounded. The master, 38 crew members and four gunners were rescued.
|On board||We have details of 2 people who were on board.|
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