Ships hit by U-boats


Yugoslavian Steam merchant

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Type:Steam merchant
Tonnage4,512 tons
Completed1911 - William Doxford & Sons Ltd, Sunderland 
OwnerAtlantska Plovidba DD, Susak 
Date of attack16 Mar 1940Nationality:      Yugoslavian
FateSunk by U-29 (Otto Schuhart)
Position51° 20'N, 3° 39'W - Grid AM 9947
Complement34 (1 dead and 33 survivors).
RouteCardiff - Buenos Aires 
CargoCoal and coke 
History Completed in November 1911 as Tafna for English & American Shipping Co Ltd (Bowring), London. 1926 renamed Wynacre for Wyn Shipping Co Ltd (W.A. Young & Co), London. 1931 sold to Yugoslavia and renamed Slava
Notes on event

On 16 March 1940 the Slava struck a mine laid on 2 March by U-29 and sank 5 miles southwest of Nash Point in the Bristol Channel. One crew member was lost.


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