Ships hit by U-boats

HMS LCT-2281

British Landing craft

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NameHMS LCT-2281
Type:Landing craft (LCT Mk.V)
Tonnage291 tons
Completed1942 - Missouri Valley Bridge & Iron Co, Leavenworth KS 
OwnerThe Admiralty 
Date of attack27 Oct 1942Nationality:      British
FateSunk by U-436 (Günther Seibicke)
Position54° 32'N, 31° 02'W - Grid AK 6725
Complement? men (? dead and ? survivors).
History Completed in September 1942 as USS LCT-281 for US Navy and lend-leased to Royal Navy as HMS LCT-2281
Notes on event

The HMS LCT-2281 was on transfer from the USA to the UK aboard the Sourabaya and was lost on 27 Oct 1942, when this ship was sunk by U-436 in convoy HX-212.


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Media links

U-Boat Attack Logs

Daniel Morgan and Bruce Taylor
(£ 38.25)

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