British Motor merchant
|Completed||1926 - Deutsche Werft AG, Betrieb Finkenwärder, Hamburg|
|Owner||Furness, Withy & Co Ltd, Liverpool|
|Date of attack||9 Jun 1942||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Damaged by U-432 (Heinz-Otto Schultze)|
|Position||42° 53'N, 67° 11'W - Grid CB 1122|
|Complement||? men (0 dead and ? survivors).|
|Route||New York - Halifax - Belfast Lough - Cardiff|
|History||Completed in March 1926|
Broken up at Inverkeithing in July 1950.
|Notes on event|
At 13.01 hours on 9 June 1942, U-432 fired four torpedoes at convoy BX-23A south of Cape Sable and damaged the Kronprinsen after 1 minute 32 seconds. Another torpedo missed its target, but damaged the Malayan Prince after 2 minutes 5 seconds.
The Malayan Prince was apparently only slightly damaged, repaired and returned to service in July 1942.
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