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

Official Number

Ship Builder

Engine Builder

Engine Type


148713


D & W Henderson

Glasgow


Harland & Wolff

Glasgow


Diesel 6 Cyl

Single Acting

HP


1850 BHP

Screws


1

The following names are listed at the

Merchant Navy Memorial at Tower Hill

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