Ships hit by U-boats


Canadian Steam merchant

Type:Steam merchant
Tonnage1,904 tons
Completed1923 - Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd, Wallsend, Sunderland 
OwnerCanada Steamship Lines Ltd, Montreal 
Date of attack23 Feb 1942Nationality:      Canadian
FateSunk by U-129 (Asmus Nicolai Clausen)
Position9° 15'N, 58° 30'W - Grid EO 1655
Complement20 (2 dead and 18 survivors).
RouteParamaribo, Dutch Guiana - Port of Spain, Trinidad 
History Built as Glenlinnie, later renamed Lennox 
Notes on event

At 15.04 hours on 23 Feb 1942 the unescorted Lennox (Master Daniel Percy Nolan) was torpedoed and sunk by U-129 northeast of Barima, Venezuela. Two crew members were lost. The master and 17 crew members were picked up by the British steam tanker Athelrill and landed at Port of Spain.

On boardWe have details of 3 people who were on board

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