Ships hit by U-boats

HMS Loch Doon (FY 127)

British M/S trawler

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NameHMS Loch Doon (FY 127)
Type:M/S trawler
Tonnage534 tons
Completed1937 - Smith´s Dock Co Ltd, South Bank, Middlesbrough 
OwnerThe Admiralty 
Date of attack25 Dec 1939Nationality:      British
FateSunk by U-22 (Karl-Heinrich Jenisch)
Position55° 08'N, 1° 21'W - Grid AN 5461
Complement16 (16 dead - no survivors)
History Completed in May 1937 as steam trawler Loch Doon for Loch Fishing Co of Hull Ltd (Harry Wight Ltd), Hull. On 27 August 1939 requisitioned by the Royal Navy and converted to the minesweeping trawler HMS Loch Doon (FY 127)
Notes on event

On 25 December 1939 the HMS Loch Doon (FY 127) (Skipper G.H.A. Thompson, RNR) struck a mine laid on 20 December by U-22 east of Blyth and sank with all hands. The commander and 15 crew members were lost.

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