DescriptionOn 2 March 1940 the British cargo liner Domala was bombed by German aircraft setting Domala afire. The order to abandon ship was given but the bomber machine-gunned people attempting to escape by lifeboat. 108 of the 291 people aboard were killed. After this incident Domala was rebuilt as a cargo ship and renamed Empire Attendant. On 15 July 1942 she was torpedoed and sunk by the German submarine U-582 with the loss of all 59 aboard.
Nationaliy of ShipGreat Britain
Lives Lost108
Ship UseCivilian
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two
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