Ships hit by U-boats

HMS LCT-2267

British Landing craft

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NameHMS LCT-2267
Type:Landing craft (LCT Mk.V)
Tonnage291 tons
Completed1942 - Pidgeon-Thomas Iron Works, Memphis TN 
OwnerThe Admiralty 
Date of attack17 Jan 1943Nationality:      British
FateSunk by U-268 (Ernst Heydemann)
Position61° 25'N, 26° 12'W - Grid AD 8947
Complement? men (? dead and ? survivors).
History Completed in December 1942 as USS LCT-267 for US Navy and lend-leased to Royal Navy as HMS LCT-2267
Notes on event

The HMS LCT-2267 was on transfer from the USA to the UK aboard the Vestfold and was lost on 17 Jan 1943, when this ship was sunk by U-268 in convoy HX-222.


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U-Boat Attack Logs

Daniel Morgan and Bruce Taylor
(£ 38.25)

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