DescriptionOn 5 July 1942 the German submarine U-96 torpedoed and sank the troopship 300 nautical miles (560 km) north of the Azores. 250 troops and four crew were killed; 93 crew, three DEMS gunners and 965 troops survived.
Nationaliy of ShipGreat Britain
Lives Lost254
Ship UseMilitary
Ship UseNavy
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two
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