Ships hit by U-boats

HMS LCT-2398

British Landing craft

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NameHMS LCT-2398
Type:Landing craft (LCT Mk.V)
Tonnage291 tons
Completed1942 - Mount Vernon Bridge & Iron, Mount Vernon OH 
OwnerThe Admiralty 
Date of attack11 Mar 1943Nationality:      British
FateSunk by U-757 (Friedrich Deetz)
Position51° 35'N, 28° 30'W - Grid AK 9872
Complement? men (? dead and ? survivors).
History Completed in December 1942 as USS LCT-398 for US Navy and lend-leased to Royal Navy as HMS LCT-2398
Notes on event

The HMS LCT-2398 was on transfer from the USA to the UK aboard the William C. Gorgas and was lost on 11 March 1943, when this ship was sunk by U-757 in convoy HX-228.


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U-Boat Attack Logs

Daniel Morgan and Bruce Taylor
(£ 38.25)

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