RMS Lady Hawkins

DescriptionOn 19 January 1942 the liner was torpedoed and sunk by U-66 150 nmi (280 km) off Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. The final death toll was 251, including five who died in a lifeboat that was at sea for five days after the sinking. 71 survivors were rescued.
Nationaliy of ShipCanada
Lives Lost251
Ship UseCivilian
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RMS_Lady_Hawkins