Ships hit by U-boats

Lawton B. Evans

American Steam merchant

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NameLawton B. Evans
Type:Steam merchant (Liberty)
Tonnage7,197 tons
Completed1943 - Alabama Dry Dock & Shipbuilding Co, Mobile AL 
OwnerUS War Shipping Administration (WSA), Washington DC 
Date of attack10 Mar 1943Nationality:      American
FateDamaged by U-221 (Hans-Hartwig Trojer)
Position51° 20'N, 29° 25'W - Grid BD 3118
Complement? men (0 dead and ? survivors).
History Completed in January 1943

Broken up at Baltimore in January 1960.  
Notes on event

At 21.31 hours on 10 March 1943 the Lawton B. Evans in convoy HX-228 was probably slightly damaged by dud torpedo from U-221 and reached the Clyde safely.


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