King Malcolm (2)

Date of attack

28 Oct 1941

Fate

Sunk by U-106 (Hermann Rasch)

Position Grid AK 9985

Complement

38 (38 dead - no survivors)

Convoy

SC-50 (straggler)

Route

Haifa - Sydney CB (17 Oct) - Belfast - Garston

Cargo

Potash

Notes on loss  

At 07.19 hours on 28 Oct, 1941, the King Malcolm (Master James Wilson) was hit by one of two torpedoes from U-106 and sank within three minutes southeast of St. Johns. The ship had been in convoy SC-50, but straggled and was last seen on 21 October in 47°40N/51°15W. The master, 33 crew members and four gunners were lost.

Crewlists

We have listing of 34 people who were on this vessel

Merchant Navy War Memorial

Tower Hill

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