Mohamed Ali El-Kebir

DescriptionOn 7 October 1940, en route from Avonmouth to Gibraltar, the troop ship was sunk by U-38 with the loss of 96 people. The destroyer HMS Griffin rescued 766 survivors.
Year1940
Nationaliy of ShipGreat Britain
Lives Lost96
Ship UseCivilian
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SS_Mohamed_Ali_El-Kebir