Incident Folder

The text below gives a summary of the conflict (i.e. war), event or incident that resulted in deaths in the Borough or abroad. On the right are listed the individual events and incidents, such as battles or air raids. For each conflict the total number of casualties are given, whereas for each event or incident the names of those who died are listed in alphabetical order.

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Details for: Convoy SL 150/MKS 41 and the sinking of HMS Alphodel


Historical Data:
HMS Asphodel was a Flower Class Corvette which, on 9th March 1944, was in Escort Group B4 of convoy SL 150/MKS 41 when she was torpedoed by U-Boat U.575 (Boehmer) at 0130 about 390 miles west north west of Cape Finistere. Five survivors of a crew of 97 were resciued by HMS Clover.


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1 person killed