British Motor merchant
|Completed||1929 - Greenock Dockyard Co Ltd, Greenock|
|Owner||The Clan Line Steamers Ltd (Cayzer, Irvine & Co Ltd), London|
|Date of attack||31 May 1941||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-106 (Jürgen Oesten)|
|Position||16° 50'N, 25° 10'W - Grid EJ 1931|
|Complement||87 (2 dead and 85 survivors).|
|Route||Glasgow (30 Apr) - Liverpool (12 May) - Cape Verde - East London, South Africa|
|Cargo||7500 tons of general cargo|
|History||Completed in January 1929 |
|Notes on event|
At 03.13 hours on 31 May 1941 the unescorted Clan Macdougall (Master Cyril H. Parfitt) was hit by one torpedo from U-106 north of the Cape Verde Islands. The U-boat had observed the vessel leaving a harbour on São Vicente and followed her. A second torpedo became a circle runner and a third torpedo missed at 03.24 hours. The ship sank eleven minutes after being hit by a coup de grâce at 03.34 hours. Two crew members were lost. The master, 74 crew members and ten gunners landed at Santo Antão, Cape Verde Islands.
|On board||We have details of 3 people who were on board.|
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