One mile south of Kungsgrund, Westervik approach



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6/10/1944: Sunk by a direct bomb hit in an air attack while anchored about one mile off Utah Beach, Normandy. Stern

settled on bottom, while bow remained afloat. Cargo had already been discharged and in sand ballast. Salvage attempts

were abandoned. Total Loss Voyage: Newport (Wales) (lv 6/6) in convoy EBM 3 for Normandy.
CHARLES N. COLE: Am (EC2) 1945 7,176gt

1945: 3/28; 6/2


CHARLES N. McGROARTY: Am (EC2) 1943 7,176gt

1944: 1/11


CHARLES NORDHOFF: Am (EC2) 1943 7,176gt

1945: 3/28; 7/5


CHARLES PADDOCK: Am (EC2) 1944 7,207gt

1945: 7/16


CHARLES PIEZ: Am (EC2) 1943 7,191gt

1943: 5/13 1944: 12/8 1945: 4/12

4/11/1944: Slightly damaged by strafing aircraft about 15nm north of Cape Bengut, Algeria at 37 10N-03 45E.

Arr 4/15 at Augusta (Sicily). Voyage: Hampton Roads in convoy for Naples with ammunition.


CHARLES PRATT: Pan S/T 1916 8,982gt (ex American1940)

Arr 1940: 6/27; 11/2

12/21/1940: Torpedoed and sunk by U65 about 210nm west of Freetown at 08 26N-16 50W.

Voyage: Aruba for Freetown with fuel oil.


CHARLES R. HUNTLEY: Br S/S 1926 1,760gt

1942: 12/26R


CHARLES R. McCORMICK: Am S/S 1920 6,027gt

Arr 1940: 6/18; 6/27; 12/2

1941: 3/22; 6/14; 8/27; 9/5; 11/24

1942: 3/31

1943: 3/12; 5/27; 10/23; 12/2

1944: 1/26; 3/31; 8/16; 12/18


CHARLES RACINE: Nor M/T 1937 9,957gt

1941: 2/11; 8/11; 10/10

3/10/1942: Torpedoed and sunk by Italian submarine Finzi in northeast of West Indies at 23 10N-60 28W.

Voyage: Clyde (Bowling) (lv 2/22), in convoy OS 20 for Baytown in ballast.


CHARLES ROBINSON: Am (EC2) 19437,176gt

1944: 2/10; 4/20; 6/22

1945: 2/23
CHARLES S. HAIGHT: Am (EC2) 1944 7,198gt

1944: 10/21 1945: 3/17; 5/16

CHARLES SCRIBNER: Am (EC2) 1943 7,176gt

1943: 12/14 1944: 8/30; 12/8 1945: 5/16


CHARLES SUMNER: Am (EC2) 1943 7,176gt

1943: 7/20; 10/4

1944: 3/20; 9/5; 12/18
CHARLES TREADWELL: Br (N3-S-A1) 1943 1,814gt

1943: 7/22


CHARLES TUFTS: Am (EC2) 1944 7,176gt

1945: 2/1


CHARLES W. ELIOT: Am (EC2) 1943 7,176gt

1943: 8/26; 11/2 1944: 4/11

6/28/1944: Struck two mines off Juno Beach, Normandy while preparing to join a convoy returning to UK. Broke in two

while being towed to deeper water. Stern settled on the bottom. Forepart sunk by attacking bombers.

Voyage: Arrived off Normandy on 6/26 with troops, cargo discharged on following day.
CHARLES W. STILES: Am (EC2) 1944 7,198gt

1945: 6/5


CHARLES WILLSON PEALE: Am (EC2) 1942 7,176gt

1943: 9/14; 10/12 1944: 1/11; 3/7 1945: 2/24

6/27/1943: Attacked by U199 about 50mi south of Rio de Janeiro. U boat fired fired four torpedoes, all missed.
CHARLESNEST: Br/Can M/V Wood 1938 143gt

1944: 1/8


CHARLESTOWN: Am (T2) 1943 10,195gt

1943: 6/29; 10/12; 12/7

1944: 3/20

1945: 2/6


CHARLTON HALL: Br S/S 1940 5,199gt

1944: 10/17


CHAS. KURZ: Am S/T 1918 5,731gt

1942: 10/23

1943: 1/6; 2/11; 3/17; 4/16; 5/15; 7/24; 8/28; 12/12
CHASSERAL: Switzerland S/S 1897 3,129gt (ex TEGUCIGALPA*Hon 1941)

1941: 8/6; 10/22

4/22/1944: Heavily damaged by British aircraft that attacked the ship in error near the Rhone estuary. Towed to Sete arr

4/23 for repairs. PermR made in Lisbon. Cargo for New York was transshipped on freighter Thetis (Gre).

Voyage: Marseilles for Gibraltar with general cargo, mainly watches.
CHATHAM: Am S/S Pass 1926 5,649gt

1942: 3/14; 4/15; 5/28

8/27/1942: Torpedoed by U165. Torpedoed and sunk by U517 off Wreck Bay at north entrance to Belle Isle Strait at

51 53N-55 48W. Voyage: Sydney CB in convoy SG 6F for Goose Bay and Bluie West with stores and passengers.


CHATAM C. LYON: Am (EC2) 1943 7,176gt

1943: 9/1


CHATTANOOGA CITY: Am S/S 1921 5,686gt

1939: 12/28 1942: 7/28

2/22/1943: Torpedoed and sunk by U606 in mid-North Atlantic at 46 53N-34 32W.

Voyage: Liverpool in convoy ON 166 for New York in ballast.


CHATTERDON HILL: Am (T2) 1944 10,172gt

1944: 10/13; 11/14; 12/16

1945: 2/3; 3/10
CHAUCER: Br S/S 1929 5,792gt

Arr 1940: 10/17 1941: 5/31

4/8/1941: Damaged in an air attack near the Humber Light Vessel. Attacked again next day while being towed to Hull.

Voyage: Hull for Halifax and New York in ballast.

7/29/1941: Sunk by KM raider Thor with torpedoes and gunfire in North Atlantic west of the Cape Verde Islands at

16 46N-38 01W. Crew taken prisoner. Voyage: Middlesbrough, and Oban for Buenos Aires in ballast.


CHENANGO: Pan S/S (War) 1919 3,106gt (ex KURIKKA-Fin 1941)

1942: 2/10

4/20/1942: Torpedoed and sunk by U84 about 43nm northeast of Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina at 36 25N-74 55W.

Voyage: Santos, and St. Thomas for Baltimore with manganese ore.


CHEPO: Pan S/S 1919 5,707gt (ex WEST POCASSET-Am 1941)

1941: 5/16; 8/3; 10/17

1/14/1942: Torpedoed and sunk by U43 about 290nm south of Vik, Iceland at 58 30N-19 40W.

Voyage: Liverpool, and Clyde in convoy ON 55 for Boston and New York with general cargo.


CHERNYSHEVSKI: USSR S/S 1919 3,588gt

1943: 6/10


CHEROKEE: Am S/S Pass-Reefer 1925 5,896gt

Arr 1940: 5/16; 5/31; 6/13; 6/28; 7/11; 7/25; 8/22; 9/5; 9/19; 10/3; 10/17; 10/31

1942: 2/7; 2/24; 3/14; 4/2

6/15/1942: Torpedoed and sunk by U87 about 60nm northeast of Cape Cod at 42 25N-69 10W.

Voyage: Reykjavik, and Halifax in convoy XB 25 for Boston in ballast.
CHERRY VALLEY: Am (T2) 1942 10,172gt

1943: 1/22; 5/11; 7/6; 7/17

7/22/1943: Damaged by torpedo and gunfire from U66 about 270nm northeast of Grand Turk Island at 25 10N-68 35W.

The tanker escaped when her gun crew began firing at the surfacing U boat. Arr in San Juan, Porto Rico on 7/24..

Voyage: New York (lv 7/19) sailing independently for Aruba in ballast and Army deck cargo.
CHESAPEAKE: Br M/T 1927 8,955gt

1941: 2/11; 5/22; 7/24; 10/1

1943: 5/29; 7/29

1944: 1/12; 3/20; 5/18; 7/15; 9/12; 11/22

1945: 2/10 detained for additional cargo-proceeding 2/17; 6/16 detained-engine problems-proceeding 6/23-further detained for

repairs-proceeding 6/25 voyage cancelled-clearance cancelled; 6/28

11/20/1940: Damaged in an air attack off Lizard Point, southwest England.

4/1/1941: Damaged in an air attack southwest of St. Goven’s Head, Wales. Also attacked earlier north of the Smalls.

Anchored on 4/3 in Walton Bay with unexploded bomb on board and to discharge some cargo.

Voyage: Baltimore for Avonmouth with gasoline.


CHESAPEAKE CAPES: Am (T2) 1944 10,296gt

1945: 1/9; 2/10; 3/14; 5/14; 6/8; 7/16


CHESLEY R.: Br/Can Aux Schooner 3 mast 1905 123gt

1941: 10/2; 11/18 1942: 2/5


CHESTER: Am S/S (Laker) 1931 1,819gt

1939: 9/26; 10/18 1941: 10/8; 11/7


CHESTER O. SWAIN: Am S/T 1921 8,145gt

1941: 6/9; 6/26; 8/17

1942: 4/29; 6/27R; 7/6R; 9/16; 10/31; 12/18

1943: 2/21; 3/19; 5/27; 8/13; 11/10


CHESTER VALLEY: Am S/S (Hog) 1919 5,078gt

1942: 8/24

1943: 6/5; 8/5; 10/14; 11/13; 12/27

1944: 1/31; 3/20; 5/26; 8/16

1945: 2/1; 4/28
CHICKAMAUGA: Am (T2) 1943 10,195gt

1943: 10/11; 11/19; 12/21

1944: 2/7; 3/23; 8/26; 10/6

1945: 1/1; 2/4; 3/6; 4/16


CHICKASAW CITY: Am S/S 1920 6,196gt

1939: 10/29

Arr 1940: 12/30

1941: 7/31; 8/12; 11/6

1942: 6/4

10/7/1942: Torpedoed and sunk by U172 about 70nm SSW of Cape Town at 34 15S-17 11E.

Voyage: Suez, and Aden in convoy for Cape Town with chrome ore, hides and coffee.
CHIEF JOSEPH: Am (EC2) 1943 7,176gt

1943: 10/17 1944: 4/25


CHIEF OSCEOLA: Am (EC2) 1944 7,176gt

1945: 2/20


CHILBAR: Am S/T 1919 5,030gt

1942: 11/18R

1943: 10/18

1944: 1/11; 4/20; 5/25


CHILE: Swe M/V Pass-Reefer 1937 5,297gt

Arr 1940: 12/13

1941: 4/3; 7/11; 8/28
CHINA ARROW: Am S/T 1920 8,403gt

1941: 7/7

2/5/1942: Sunk by torpedo and gunfire from U103 about 100nm east of Assateague Island lighthouse, Virginia at

37 44N-73 18W. Voyage: Beaumont for New York with fuel oil.


CHINA MAIL: Am M/V (C2-SU) 1942 8,616gt

1942: 6/14; 7/19

1943: 3/23; 7/3

1944: 5/2; 6/23; 8/10; 9/27; 11/22

1945: 1/12; 4/23; 8/8

3/15/1944: Damaged by shrapnel from exploding bombs during an air attack while anchored in Naples Harbor.

Voyage: Arrived in Naples from Philadelphia with ammunition.
CHINCHA: Am S/S 1912 6,348gt

1939: 9/2

1940: Transferred to Yugoslavia renamed Milena*.
CHINESE PRINCE: Br M/V 1926 8,593gt

1939: 11/11 Arr 1940: 4/1

6/12/1941: Torpedoed and sunk by U552 about 180nm northwest of Erris Head, Ireland at 56 12N-14 18W.

Voyage: Port Said and Cape Town sailing independently for Liverpool with potash, magnesite and general.


CHIPANA: Am S/S 1920 3,280gt

1939: 11/22; 12/20

Arr 1940: 1/16; 2/13; 4/4; 4/16; 6/17; 9/3

1941: 1/24; 3/18; 3/31; 5/28


CHIPPEWA PARK: Br/Can (Park) 1943 7,138gt

1945: 3/7


CHIRIGUI: Am S/S Pass-Reefer 1932 6,963gt

1939: 9/9; 9/23; 10/11; 10/28; 11/15; 12/2; 12/20

Arr 1940: 1/4; 1/22; 2/9; 2/26; 3/14; 4/1; 4/19; 5/6; 5/24; 6/10; 6/27; 7/15; 8/1; 8/19; 9/5; 10/17; 11/4; 11/22; 12/9; 12/26

1941: 1/15; 2/1; 2/19; 3/17; 3/26; 4/11; 4/30; 5/16

1941: To USN as stores ship renamed USS Tarazed (AF-13).
CHIRRIPO: Honduras S/S Reefer 1920 5,356gt (ex WESERMUNDE-Germany 1941)

1942: 9/17; 10/28; 12/15

1943: 1/16; 2/22; 4/15; 5/21; 8/23; 9/27; 11/1
CHISWICK: Br S/S 1943 6,006gt

1943: 8/12


CHITRAL: Br S/S Pass-Reefer 1925 15,346gt

1944: 9/28


CHOAPA: Chile S/S 1937 1,700gt (ex HELGA*Dmk 1941)

1942: 1/22; 4/15 1944: 6/28

9/21/1944: Sunk in collision with British tankers Voco*and Empire Garrick *about 9nm east of Long Branch, New Jersey

at 40 16N-73 47W some 23nm from New York Harbor.


CHOLUTECA: Am S/S 1921 2,493gt

1941: 3/12; 4/1; 5/13; As Honduran; 5/29; 6/23; 7/19; 8/11; 8/27; 10/29; 12/27

1942: As Honduran 1/14; 3/2
CHOMEDY: Br/Can S/S 1921 6,136gt

1943: 1/4; 3/27; 6/5; 8/19; 11/6

1944: 2/25; 5/24; 8/19; 11/6
CHR. J. KAMPMANN: Nor S/S 1924 2,260gt (ex Danish-1939)

1939: 11/29

1939: Transferred to UK.

11/3/1942: As British, torpedoed and sunk by U160 about 55nm west of Salines Point, Grenada at 12 06N-62 42W.

Voyage: Demerara, and Trinidad in convoy TAG 18 for New York with sugar and rum.
CHR. KNUDSEN: Nor M/V 1925 4,904gt

1942: 4/7

4/10/1942: Torpedoed and sunk by U85 off US East Coast.

Voyage: Sailed independently from New York (lv 4/8) for Cape Town and Alexandria with nitrates and general cargo.


CHR. SASS: Dmk M/V 1931 3,812gt

1939: 12/19 Arr 1940: 3/4

1941: Transferred to Uruguay renamed Colonia*.
CHR. TH. BOE: Nor M/T 1930 6,192gt

1941: 10/7

1943: 1/5; 6/5; 8/3; 9/28

1944: 1/14; 4/29; 6/1; 8/30; 10/19; 11/11

1945: 5/9
CHRISTIAAN HUYGENS: Du M/V Pass 1928 16,287gt

1943: 12/28

7/13/1943: In collision with Batory*(Pol) while headed from Sicily to Alexandria.

8/26/1945: Badly damaged, probably by a mine about 14nm north of Zeebrugge, Belgium at 51 35N-03 11E.

Beached on Zuidsteen Bank. Total Loss. Voyage: Antwerp for Rotterdam.
CHRISTIAN HOLM: Br M/T 1927 9,119gt (ex Danish 1940)

1941: 4/16

1942: 3/7 delayed-proceeding 3/10; 9/28R

1943: 3/4; 6/8; 12/2

1944: 7/14; 12/6

1945: 4/4; 7/6 detained for repairs-proceeding 7/9


CHRISTIAN KROHG: Nor S/S 1917 1,992gt

Arr 1940: 4/10; 6/3

6/10/1941: Torpedoed and sunk by U108 over 350nm east of Newfoundland at 47N-42 20W.

Voyage: London, and Oban (lv 6/1), in convoy OB 328 for Father Point (Canada) in ballast.


CHRISTIAN MICHELSEN: Nor (EC2) 1943/7,176gt (ex JOHN M. T. FINNEY-Am 1943)

1943: 6/22; 9/1

9/26/1943: Torpedoed and sunk by U410 about 38nm northeast of Bone, Algeria at 37 12N-08 26E.

Voyage: New York (lv 9/1), and Hampton Roads in convoy UGS 17 for Bizerte and Palermo with ammunition,

bombs, oil, and mail.
CHRISTIANSBORG: Dmk M/V 1922 3,270gt

1939: 12/8 Arr 1940: 2/10

3/21/1940: Torpedoed and sunk by U38 about 34nm west of Wats Ness, Shetland Islands at 60 17N-02 49W. Broke in two.

Forepart sank. Aft part sunk on same day by RN gunfire about 5nm southeast of attack at 60 15N-02 40W.

Voyage: Philadelphia for Frederikshavn and Copenhagen, via UK with maize.
CHRISTINE: Honduras Aux Ketch 1906 213gt (ex Dutch)

1944: 3/8


CHRISTIE & ELINOR: Br/Can Aux Fishing Schooner 1922 143gt

Arr 1940: 5/2


CHRISTINE MARIE: Br S/S 1919 3,895gt

1942: 7/27; 12/4R


CHRISTOPHER GADSDEN: Am (EC2) 1942 7,177gt

1943: 5/13

1944: 11/8

1945: 2/6; 6/8; 8/7


CHRISTOPHER GALE: Am (EC2) 1943 7,177gt

1943: 4/30; 12/9 1944: 3/4; 5/19


CHRISTOPHER L. SHOLES: Am (Z-ET) 1943 7,218gt

1944: 5/25; 7/19; 9/2


CHRISTOPHER S. FLANAGAN: Am (EC2) 1944 7,247gt

1944: 5/4 1945: 6/7


CHRISTY PAYNE: Am S/T 1921 8,155gt

1941: 8/28

1942: 5/27; 9/25; 10/14R

1943: 2/16; 9/28; 12/7

1944: 1/11; 2/15; 3/16; 4/20; 6/9; 9/2; 10/26; 11/20

1945: 3/28


CHRYSLER’S FIELD: Am (T2) 1944 10,296gt

1944: 11/6; 12/8 1945: 1/9; 3/9


CHULMLEIGH: Br S/S 1938 5,445gt

1941: 10/24

11/5/1942: Damaged in an air attack off southern Spitsbergen. Damaged further when aircraft returned to bomb the ship.

Disabled. Stranded in ice off South Cape. Still there on 11/16 when torpedoed and sunk by U625.

Voyage: Philadelphia to Iceland, sailing independently and in OP FB-East for Murmansk with stores.
CHUNG SHAN: China (EC2) 1943 7,176gt

1944: 7/1 1945: 5/11


CHUNG TUNG: China (EC2) 1944 7,210gt

1945: 3/27


CHURUBUSCO: Am (T2) 1943 10,195gt

1943: 5/11; 9/7; 12/1

1944: 1/4; 1/8; 2/21; 4/23 delayed for repairs-proceeding 5/2; 6/15; 8/18; 10/5; 11/14; 12/16

1945: 1/17; 2/18; 3/22; 4/23; 5/24; 7/9


CILICIA: Br M/V Pass 1938 11,137gt

1944: 9/28


CILTVAIRA: Latvia S/S 1905 3,779gt

1939: 12/22 Arr 1940: 5/31

1/19/1942: Torpedoed by U123 about 14nm NNE of Cape Hatteras at 35 25N-75 23W. Sank while being towed.

Voyage: Corner Brook NF and Norfolk for Savannah with newsprint.


CINGALESE PRINCE: Br M/V 1929 8,474gt

1939: 12/4; 12/15 Arr 1940: 5/2; 9/28

4/6/1941: Damaged in an air attack at Piraeus, Greece. Repairs made at Port Said and Bombay.

9/20/1941: Torpedoed and sunk by U111 in Central Atlantic southeast of St. Peter and St. Paul Rocks at 02S-25 30W.

Voyage: Bombay, and from Cape Town sailed independently for Trinidad and Liverpool with manganese ore,

pig iron and general cargo.


CIRCE SHELL: Br M/T 1931 8,207gt

1941: 6/5

2/21/1942: Torpedoed and sunk by U161 about 45nm WNW of Chupara Point, Trinidad at 10 59N-62 05W.

Voyage: Glasgow in convoy ON 60, later left to sail independently for Curacao, instead diverted to Trinidad in ballast.


CISIL: Fin S/S 1889 1,848gt

1939: 11/22

8/23/1941: Mined and sunk in the Baltic while headed from Swinemunde to Danzig.
CISTULA: Du M/T 1939 8,097gt

Arr 1940: 2/27; 7/11

1941: 7/26; 11/19

1943: 1/8; 3/31; 5/21; 9/14; 10/30; 12/21

1944: 3/21 detained-crew trouble-proceeding 3/27; 5/20; 7/21; 9/19

1945: 1/22 detained-waiting orders-proceeding 1/28; 4/21; 7/19


CITIES SERVICE BOSTON: Am S/T 1921 9,347gt

1942: 3/3

5/16/1943: Stranded and wrecked near Shell Harbor, New South Wales, Australia. Total Loss.
CITIES SERVICE EMPIRE: Am S/T 1918 8,103gt

Arr 1940: 8/8; 8/26

1941: 3/10; 4/10; 4/28; 5/15; 6/2; 6/18; 7/5; 7/23

2/22/1942: Torpedoed and sunk by U128 about 25nm east of Cape Canaveral at 28 25N-80 02W. Caught fire. Broke in two.

Voyage: Port Arthur for Philadelphia with crude oil.
CITIES SERVICE FUEL: Am S/T 1916 5,543gt

1941: 6/7; 6/23; 9/24; 12/1

1942: 4/11; 8/3; 8/26; 10/9R; 12/5R

1943: 1/13; 2/1; 5/15; 6/15; 7/20; 8/16; 11/6

1944: 3/25; 4/29; 7/18; 9/16; 12/14
CITIES SERVICE KANSAS: Am S/T 1920 7,641gt

1942: 9/1R; 10/1; 12/8R; 12/9

1943: 2/20; 3/22; 4/21; 5/20; 6/25; 7/24; 8/25; 10/8; 12/17

1944: 1/31; 7/3; 8/28; 9/22

1945: 1/9 diverted to Corpus Christi instead of Las Piedras (1/29); 3/17; 4/9
CITIES SERVICE KOOLMOTOR: Am S/T 1918 6,762gt

1939: 9/11

Arr 1940: 9/2

1941: 10/3; 11/13

1942: 4/30; 8/2; 9/23; 10/26

1943: 1/6; 2/11; 3/13; 4/10; 5/11; 6/9; 7/24; 11/12; 12/17

1944: 1/15; 2/14; 3/15; 5/10; 6/9; 9/27; 10/19
CITIES SERVICES MISSOURI: Am S/T 1920 7,612gt

1941: 2/7; 11/24; 12/15

1942: 1/6

1943: 1/27; 3/2

3/13/1943: Torpedoed and sunk by U68 about 142nm north of Punta Gallinas, Colombia at 14 50N-71 46W.

Voyage: New York, and Guantanamo Bay in convoy GAT 49 for Aruba in ballast.


CITIES SEVICE OHIO: Am M/T 1921 7,245gt

Arr 1940: 7/1

1941: 2/9; 7/22; 8/11

1942: 8/11; 10/26

1943: 9/4; 12/2
CITIES SERVICE OKLAHOMA: Am S/T 1920 7,529gt

Arr 1940: 9/11; 10/5

1941: 12/16

1943: 1/18; 3/8; 4/11; 5/11 detained for repairs-proceeding 5/15; 6/15; 7/24; 10/28; 12/17

1944: 1/26; 2/25; 3/25; 4/25; 5/24; 7/29; 9/3

1945: 4/14; 10/13


CITNALTA: Br/Can Schooner 3 mast 1917 470gt

1939: 12/16 Arr 1940: 6/18; 9/16 1941: 6/18; 9/5


CITY OF ADELAIDE: Br S/S 1920 6,589gt

Arr 1940: 4/22; 9/20; 10/18

1941: 5/2

1943: 1/15

3/30/1944: Sunk by torpedo and gunfire from IJN submarine I-8 in mid Indian Ocean at 12 01S-80 27E.

Voyage: Sailed independently from Karachi for Fremantle in ballast.


CITY OF AGRA: Br S/S 1936 6,361gt

Arr 1940: 4/19; 5/21; 10/3

1943: 2/9; 3/6

1944: 10/24


CITY OF ALMA: Am S/S 1920 5,446gt

1939: 11/14 1941: 2/3; 12/13

6/2/1942: Torpedoed and sunk by U159 in southwest North Atlantic at 23N-62 30W.

Voyage: Bombay, and Trinidad for Baltimore with manganese ore.


CITY OF ATHENS: Br S/S 1923 6,558gt

Arr 1940: 6/17 1942: 1/26; 7/8

10/8/1942: Torpedoed and sunk by U179 about 75nm west of Cape Town at 33 40S-17 03E. Voyage: Sailed independently

from Glasgow and Takoradi for Cape Town and Alexandria with Government stores and general cargo.


CITY OF AUCKLAND: Br S/S 1914 8,336gt

1944: 1/20; 9/25


CITY OF BAGDAD: Br S/S 1919 7,506gt

1939: 9/15

Arr 1940: 2/8; 2/23

7/11/1940: Stopped by gunfire and captured by German raider Atlantis. Sunk with explosive charges west of Sumatra

at 00 16S-90E. Voyage: Oban, Tees, Immingham and Lourenco Marques for Penang and Hongkong.
CITY OF BALTIMORE: Am S/S-Pass 1919 8,378gt

1939: 9/9; 10/21; 12/15

Arr 1940: 1/31; 3/21; 5/10; 6/22; 8/8; 10/1

10/26/1940: To USN as transport renamed USS Heywood (AP-12, reclassified 2/1943 to APA-6.).

CITY OF BARCELONA: Br S/S 1930 5,787gt

Arr 1940: 10/7

1941: 1/17; 4/12; 6/25; 8/30
CITY OF BARODA: Br S/S Pass 1918 7,129gt

1943: 2/1

4/2/1943: Torpedoed by U509 about 210nm west of Luderitz, southwest Africa at 26 56S-15 21E. Heavily damaged.

Beached in Luderitz Bay at 27 20S-15 06E. Broke in two. Total Loss. Voyage: London, Trinidad, and from Walvis

Bay (lv 4/1) in convoy NC 9 for Durban, Colombo and Calcutta with passengers, general cargo and mail.
CITY OF BEDFORD: Br S/S 1924 6,402gt

1939: 12/29

Arr 1940: 1/12; 5/29; 7/2; 11/30; 12/9

12/30/1940: Sunk in collision with, and also sinking freighter Bodnant (Br) in heavy seas, while in convoy HX 97 about

290nm southwest of Vik, Iceland at 60 03N-23 01W. Both ships were in separate convoys going in opposite directions.

No survivors.


CITY OF BOMBAY: Br S/S 1938 7,140gt

1939: 12/19

Arr 1940: 5/3; 6/6; 10/29; 11/28

1942: 8/24R; 11/14

12/13/1942: Sunk by torpedo and gunfire from U159 in Central Atlantic off northeast Brazil at 02 43S-29 06W.

Voyage: Liverpool to Trinidad, then sailing independently for Saldanha Bay and Karachi with military cargo.


CITY OF BRISBANE: Br S/S Reefer 1920 8,006gt

Arr 1940: 2/21

8/2/1940: Damaged in air attack off South Longsand Buoy, Thames Bay. Came ashore on fire at South Longsand at

51 32 30N-01 23 30E and burned for three days. Total Loss.

Voyage: Port Pirie (Australia) for London with lead ingots, canned fruits, wool, flour and frozen meat.
CITY OF BRISTOL: Br S/S 1943 8,424gt

1944: 11/25


CITY OF CALCUTTA: Br S/S 1940 8,063gt

1941: 1/22; 2/14 1942: 12/28 1943: 10/26

6/12/1942: Damaged in an air attack off Mersa Matruh, Egypt. Put back to Alexandria arr on 6/13.

Voyage: Port Said for Malta.


CITY OF CANBERRA: Br S/S Reefer 1927 7,484gt

1939: 9/2

Arr 1940: 3/20

1941: 4/8; 8/20; 12/19

1942: 4/18

1943: 1/15; 3/16; 11/9

1944: 3/4; 5/29

8/1/1940: Mined about 10nm ESE of Aldeburgh at 52 06N-01 52E. Towed to Hollesley Bay and anchored on same day.

Towed to Tilbury Docks arr 8/7 for repairs. Voyage: Sydney NSW for London with general cargo.
CITY OF CANTON: Br S/S 1916 6,692gt

1942: 12/5

7/16/1943: Torpedoed by U178 near the coast about 75nm north of Mozambique City at 13 52S-41 10E. Sank next day.

Voyage: Liverpool for Beira from where on 7/14 sailed independently to Mombasa with general cargo and coal.


CITY OF CAPE TOWN: Br S/S 1937 8,046gt

Arr 1940: 3/25; 4/8; 8/16

1941: 2/20; 3/8

1942: 9/30

1943: 5/12; 7/3
CITY OF CHRISTCHURCH: Br S/S 1915/6,009gt

1942: 7/29

3/21/1943: Damaged in air attack about 155nm west of Cape Carvoeiro, Portugal at 39 35N-12 46W. She headed southeast

for about 130nm and sank next day about 30nm west of Cape Raso at 38 42N-10 14W.

Voyage: Newport and Milford Haven in convoy KMS 11G for Algiers with military cargo.
CITY OF CHRISTIANIA: Br S/S 1921 4,940gt

1939: 11/17 Arr 1940: 4/26; 5/1 1943: 1/15


CITY OF CORINTH: Br S/S 1918 5,318gt

1939: 12/30

12/21/1940: Damaged in air attack at Liverpool.

11/17/1942: Torpedoed by U508 about 8nm WNW of Galera Point, Trinidad at 10 55N-61 01W. Sank nearby at

10 52 30N-61 03 30W. Voyage: Calcutta, Cape Town and sailed independently from Pernambuco on 11/7 for

Trinidad and UK with tea, linseed, pig iron and general.


CITY OF DALHART: Am M/V 1921 5,878gt

1939: 12/13

Arr 1940: 1/17; 6/6; 7/1; 11/28

1941: 5/29; 11/8

1942: 1/7; 7/20

1943: 7/30

2/1944: To USN as construction battalion barracks ship USS City Of Dalhart (IX-156).
CITY OF DALLAS: Am S/S (Laker) 1919 2,559gt

1941: 9/6; 10/24 1942: 2/5

1942 ? : Bareboat chartered to US Army as cargo ship USAT City Of Dallas.




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