Ships hit by U-boats

HMS Glen Albyn

British M/S trawler

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NameHMS Glen Albyn
Type:M/S trawler
Tonnage82 tons
OwnerThe Admiralty 
Date of attack23 Dec 1939Nationality:      British
FateSunk by U-31 (Johannes Habekost)
Position57° 52'N, 5° 40'W - Grid AM 3853
Complement? men (? dead and ? survivors).
History In 1939 the drifter Glen Albyn was requisitioned by the Admiralty and converted to a M/S trawler. 
Notes on event

On 23 December 1939 the M/S trawlers HMS Glen Albyn and HMS Promotive sank after striking mines that were laid on 27 October by U-31 at the entrance to Loch Ewe.


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