British Motor tanker
|Completed||1930 - Palmers Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow|
|Owner||H.E. Moss & Co, Liverpool|
|Date of attack||2 Aug 1940||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Damaged by U-99 (Otto Kretschmer)|
|Position||55° 18'N, 16° 39'W - Grid AL 6616|
|Complement||30 (0 dead and 30 survivors).|
|Route||Swansea (27 Jul) - Milford Haven - Abadan|
|History||Completed in August 1930
1950 sold to Germany and renamed Winnetou for F. & W. Joch, Hamburg. Broken up at Bremen in August 1959.
|Notes on event|
At 03.43 hours on 2 Aug 1940 the Lucerna in convoy OB-191 was hit amidships by one G7e torpedo from U-99. She initially stopped and was later attacked by the U-boat with gunfire, but managed to escape and reached Greenock on 8 August. The tanker was repaired at Liverpool and returned to service in May 1941.
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