Ships hit by U-boats

HMS LCT-2006

British Landing craft

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NameHMS LCT-2006
Type:Landing craft (LCT Mk.V)
Tonnage291 tons
Completed1942 - Manitowoc Shipbuilding Corp, Manitowoc WI 
OwnerThe Admiralty 
Date of attack14 Oct 1942Nationality:      British
FateSunk by U-221 (Hans-Hartwig Trojer)
Position53° 40'N, 40° 40'W - Grid AJ 9327
Complement? men (0 dead and ? survivors).
RouteOn Southern Empress 
History Completed in August 1942 as USS LCT-6 for the US Navy, upon completion transferred to the Royal Navy under the Lend-Lease agreement and renamed HMS LCT-2006
Notes on event

HMS LCT-2006 was on transfer from the USA to the UK aboard the Southern Empress and was lost on 14 Oct 1942, when this ship was sunk by U-221 in convoy SC-104.


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Media links

U-Boat Attack Logs

Daniel Morgan and Bruce Taylor
(£ 38.25)

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