King Robert (1)

Date of attack

29 Jan 1941


Sunk by U-93 (Claus Korth)

Position 56N, 15.23W - Grid AM 4125


42 (0 dead and 42 survivors).




St. John, New Brunswick - Sydney - Cardiff


7942 tons of grain

Notes on loss  

At 03.48 hours on 29 Jan, 1941, the King Robert (Master Leslie Trail) in convoy SC-19 was torpedoed and sunk by U-93 south of Rockall. The master and 21 crew members were picked up by HMS Anthony (H 40) (LtCdr V.C.F. Clark, RN) and landed at Gourock. 20 crew members were picked up by HMS Lady Madeleine (FY 283) (T/Lt P.H. Potter, RNR) and also landed at Gourock.


We have listing of 1 person who was on this vessel

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