Clan Buchanan (3)


Launched: 21st Dec. 1937

Completed: 28th April 1941

Fate:  

Whilst on voyage from U.K. to India via Durban intercepted by the raider "Pinguin" west of the Maldives on the 28th April 1941 and was sunk by gunfire.

The crew were taken prisoner, however the "Pinguin" herself was then sunk by H.M.S. "Cornwall" resulting in many of the rescued crew being killed.

Vessel

Built

Years in Service

Tonnage


Clan Buchanan (3)


1937


1941 sunk by German raider Pinguin off Maldives; loss of 91 lives.


7266

The following names are listed at the

Merchant Navy Memorial at Tower Hill

Sunk by German Raider Pinguin in the Indian Ocean 1941

The German Raider Pinguin

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