Clan MacDougall (2)


Date of attack

31 May 1941

Fate

Sunk by U-106 (Jürgen Oesten)

Position 16.50N, 25.10W - Grid EJ 1931

Complement

87 (2 dead and 85 survivors).

Route

Glasgow (30 Apr) - Liverpool (12 May) - Cape Verde - East London, South Africa

Cargo

7500 tons of general cargo

Notes on loss  

At 03.13 hours on 31 May 1941, the unescorted Clan Macdougall (Master Cyril H. Parfitt) was hit by one torpedo from U-106 north of the Cape Verde Islands. The U-boat had observed the vessel leaving a harbour on São Vicente and followed her. A second torpedo became a circle runner and a third torpedo missed at 03.24 hours. The ship sank eleven minutes after being hit by a coup de grâce at 03.34 hours. Two crew members were lost. The master, 74 crew members and ten gunners landed at Santo Antão, Cape Verde Islands.

Crewlists

We have listing of 3 people who were on this vessel

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