Ships hit by U-boats


Capitaine Edmond Laborie

French Steam merchant


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NameCapitaine Edmond Laborie
Type:Steam merchant
Tonnage3,087 tons
Completed1923 - Ateliers et Chantiers de la Seine Maritime Worms & Co, Le Trait 
Owner√Čtablissements Odon de Lumbersac, Paris 
HomeportLe Havre 
Date of attack21 Oct 1939Nationality:      French
 
FateSunk by U-19 (Hans Meckel)
Position53° 19'N, 0° 38'E - Grid AN 7344
Complement? men (0 dead and ? survivors).
Convoy
RouteBordeaux - Tyne 
CargoBallast 
History Completed in March 1923 
Notes on event

At 02.00 hours on 21 Oct 1939 the Capitaine Edmond Laborie struck a mine laid on 16 October by U-19 two miles east of the Inner Dowsing Lightvessel and sank. The wreck was later dispersed.

 


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