Canadian Steam passenger ship
|Type:||Steam passenger ship|
|Completed||1928 - Cammell Laird & Co Ltd, Birkenhead|
|Owner||Canadian National Steamships Ltd, Montreal|
|Date of attack||5 May 1942||Nationality: Canadian|
|Fate||Sunk by U-106 (Hermann Rasch)|
|Position||35° 43'N, 64° 43'W - Grid CB 7922|
|Complement||268 (12 dead and 256 survivors).|
|Route||Bermuda (4 May) - St. Johns, Newfoundland|
|History||Completed in December 1928 |
|Notes on event|
At 03.05 hours on 5 May 1942 the unescorted Lady Drake (Master Percy A. Kelly) was hit by one of two torpedoes from U-106 and sank in 25 minutes about 90 miles north of Bermuda. Six crew members and six passengers were lost. The master, 114 crew members and 141 passengers were picked up by USS Owl (AM 2) and landed at Bermuda.
|On board||We have details of 13 people who were on board.|
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