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 PELAYO - motorship, 1,346 tons gross, refrigerated vessel built 1927 by Harland & Wolff, Belfast, for MacAndrews service to Spain, Portugal and the Azores.

15 June 1942 when bound for Swansea from Gibraltar in convoy HG-84, she was torpedoed by U-552 and sunk. 16 crew lost from a total on board of 47. The convoy commodore, Commander Huberht Hudson RNVR was on board PELAYO and he was one of ...
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PELAYO - motorship, 1,346 tons gross, refrigerated vessel built 1927 by Harland & Wolff, Belfast, for MacAndrews service to Spain, Portugal and the Azores.
15 June 1942 when bound for Swansea from Gibraltar in convoy HG-84, she was torpedoed by U-552 and sunk. 16 crew lost from a total on board of 47. The convoy commodore, Commander Huberht Hudson RNVR was on board PELAYO and he was one of those lost. ETRIB and SLEMDAL were also lost in the attack by U-552 and four hours later the U-552 also sank CITY OF OXFORD and THURSO..


Photo: Mersea Museum - Photoship
Image ID PSP_001
Category 1 Ships and Boats-->Merchant -->Power
Category 2 War-->World War 2


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