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John Mozolak Jr. NEW YORK SHIPS TO FOREIGN PORTS “L” Ships

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L.A. CHRISTENSEN: Nor M/V 1925 4,362gt

1939: 10/14; 10/25

6/10/1942: Torpedoed and sunk by U129 about 270nm south of Bermuda at 27 44N-63 54W.

Voyage: Karachi, and Durban (lv 5/9) for Philadelphia and New York in ballast.


L. H. McNELLY: Am (EC2) 1943 7,244gt

1943: 11/24

1944: 2/19; 7/24; 10/30
L. J. DRAKE: Am S/T 1918 6,693gt

1941: 7/13 1942: 2/14

6/5/1942: Torpedoed and sunk by U68 about 70nm WSW of Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico at 17 30N-68 20W. Ship exploded.

No survivors. Voyage: Aruba (lv 6/4) for San Juan PR with gasoline.


L. L. ABSHIRE: Am S/T 1917 6,353gt

1941: 9/19 1943: 5/26; 10/20R 1944: 2/25; 7/4


L. V. STANFORD: Am S/T 1921 7,137gt (ex ALBERT E. WATTS-Am 1941)

1942: 10/15R; 12/16R

1943: 1/11; 5/19; 7/11; 8/27
LA BREA: Br S/T 1916 6,665gt (ex American 1940)

Arr 1940: 7/3

8/24/1940: Torpedoed and sunk by U48 about 175nm northwest of Malin Head at 57 24N-11 21W after straggling

from convoy. Voyage: Aruba, and Halifax in convoy HX 65 for Dundee with fuel oil.


LA CARRIERE: Br S/T 1938 5,685gt

1941: 8/30 1942: 2/18

2/24/1942: Torpedoed by U156 about 65nm south of Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico at 16 53N-67 05W. Sunk,by the U boat

on next day with two torpedoes. Voyage: Aruba in convoy HX 65 with fuel oil for Dundee.


LA MESA: Am (T2) 1944 10,296gt

1944: 12/16 1945: 3/3; 4/11


LA PAMPA: Br M/V 1938 4,149gt

1944: 11/8 1945: 3/27


LA PAZ: Br M/V 1920 6,548gt

1942: 4/21

5/1/1942: Torpedoed by U109 about 15nm southeast of Cape Canaveral at 28 15N-80 20W. Drifted about 11nm WNW and

grounded off Cocoa Beach at 28 19N-80 33W. Refloated. Towed to Jacksonville for repairs.

Voyage: Hampton Roads for Valparaiso with general cargo.
LA PERLA: Am S/S Reefer 1924 3,792gt

1941: 5/1; 5/28; 6/28; 8/5

1942: 3/10; 4/4

8/ 1942: To USN as.stores ship renamed USS Cygnus (AF-23).


LA SALLE: Am S/S 1920 5,462gt (ex GEORGE PEIRCE-Am 1941)

1942: 9/9

11/7/1942: Torpedoed and sunk by U159 about 320nm SSE of Cape Agulhas at 40S-21 30E. Ship exploded. No survivors.

Voyage: New York, and Balboa CZ sailing independently around Cape Horn for Cape Town and Karachi with trucks,

steel and ammunition.
LA SALLE PARK: Br/Can (Park) 1944 7,138gt

1944: 11/29


LACHINEDOC: Br S/S 1927 1,926gt

1941: 11/25


LACKENBY: Br S/S 1928 5,112gt

1942: 12/4 1943: 1/14R

1/25/1943: Torpedoed and sunk by U624 about 300nm SSW of Cape Farewell at approx 55N-47W. Straggled from convoy.

Voyage: Tampa, and New York in convoy SC 117 for Loch Ewe and London with phosphate.


LACKLAN: Br S/T 1929 8,670gt

1941: 10/17 voyage abandoned-clearance cancelled 10/18

1943: 7/29; 9/21; 11/5

1944: 2/2; 2/11; 10/28

1945: 5/7; 6/30
LACONIKOS: Gre S/S 1914 3,803gt

1942: 11/5R

5/7/1943: Torpedoed and sunk by U89 about 400nm northeast of Sao Miguel, Azores at 41 40N-18 13W.

Voyage: Takoradi, and Freetown in convoy SL 128MK for Ardossan with manganese ore.


LADY DENISON PENDER: Br S/S Cable Ship 1920 1.984gt

1944: 8/8


LAERTES: Du S/S 1919 5,825gt

Arr 1940: 8/12; 8/23

1941: 2/4; 3/4; 8/29

1942: 4/2 delayed-proceeding 4/28

2/3/1940: Mined 4 miles east of Royal Sovereign Lightship. Arr London 2/6 for repairs. Left on 2/13 for Amsterdam.

Voyage: Batavia for Amsterdam.

5/3/1942: Torpedoed and sunk by U109 about 10nm SE of Cape Canaveral at 28 21N-80 23W. Voyage: New York, and

independently from Hampton Roads for Cape Town and Bombay with military cargo, tanks and planes.


LAFAYETTE: Am S/S 1919 5,887gt (ex DRYDEN-Am 1939)

Arr 1940: 4/18

1941: 3/19; 10/1

1942: 5/3

1943: 2/26; 5/27; 9/8

1944: 1/17; 4/10; 9/22

1945: Transferred to USSR renamed Novosibirsk.
LAFCADIO HEARN: Am (Z-ET) 1943 7,218gt

1943: 12/21

1944: 2/24; 3/21; 7/24; 9/5; 12/17
LAFCOMO: Am S/S (Hog) 1919 5,028gt

1939: 10/28; 12/23

1940: Transferred to France renamed Ile D'Aix.

6/1940: Captured by Germany. Used as a transport in the occupied channel islands.


LAGAHOLM: Swe S/S 1929 2,818gt

1939: 11/4 Arr 1940: 1/31; 2/13

3/1/1940: Damaged by gunfire from U32 about 55nm north of Cape Wrath, Scotland at 59 34N-05 10W. On fire, she drifted

18nm northwest and sank at 59 42N-05 35W.

Voyage: Baltimore and New York for Gothenburg and Malmo with general cargo cargo and mail.
LAGARFOSS: Iceland S/S 1904 1,211gt

Arr 1940: 5/31; 9/24; 11/20

1941: 1/23; 4/3; 10/21

1943: 1/23; 5/3

1944: 3/21; 7/1
LAGARTO: Br M/V 1917 5,075gt

1942: 8/15R; 12/17R 1943: 7/10; 9/25 1944: 1/11; 4/17


LAGES: Brazil S/S 1907 5,568gt

Arr 1940: 6/29; 7/24; 12/26

1941: 1/14; 3/25; 7/11

1942: 2/4

9/27/1942: Torpedoed and sunk by U514 about 30nm north of leaving Para River Estuary, Brazil at 0 13N-47 53W.
LAGO: Nor S/S 1929 2,552gt

1939: 12/6

Arr 1940: 5/13; 6/3

1941: 1/24; 4/9; 6/30

1942: 5/5; 12/18

1943: 6/10

1944: 7/11
LAGUNA: Br M/V 1923 6,466gt

1942: 12/4

1943: 3/11; 6/22; 8/25; 11/18

1944: 4/5; 5/8; 9/20; 10/27

1945: 3/27

8/17/1942: Torpedoed by U658 in Jamaica Channel about 38nm WNW of Cap Dame-Marie, Haiti at 18 47N-75 03W.

Towed to Guantanamo Bay arr on same day. TempR. Left on 9/14 for Galveston where repaired.

Voyage: Valparaiso, and Panama in convoy PG 6 for Guantanamo and Liverpool with ore, cereals, cotton and hemp.


LAILA: Dmk S/S 1936 1,700gt

1939: 11/3 Arr 1940: 1/3; 3/14 1941: As Chilean; 9/13

1940: Arrived at Talcahuano, Chile and laid up.

5/12/1941: Taken over by Chile, renamed Maule*.


LAKE CHARLES VICTORY: Am (VC2) 1945 7,607gt

1945: 3/14; 3/22


LAKE ERIE: Am (T2) 1944 10,296gt

1944: 7/8; 8/10; 9/11; 10/21


LAKE FOLCROFT: Am S/S (Laker) 1919 3,353gt

1944: 2/15-entered Key West in distress 2/26; 6/4; 8/29; 10/10


LAKE FREELAND: Am S/S (Laker) 1919 3,412gt

1944: 3/21; 6/13; 7/19; 9/7; 11/9

1945: Renamed Navemar (Am).
LAKE GEORGE: Am (T2) 1943 10,195gt

1943: 12/15

1944: 2/9; 2/28; 7/11
LAKE INAHA: Am S/S (Laker) 1919 3,332gt

1944: 1/1 1945: 6/4


LAKE ORMAC: Am M/V 1918 2,380gt

1941: 9/20 1942: 1/15

1942: Bareboat chartered to US Army as cargo ship USAT Lake Ormac.
LAKE OSWEYA: Am M/V 1918 2,398gt

1941: 8/15; 9/6; 11/17

1942: 2/16

2/19/1942: Torpedoed and sunk by U96 about 95nm SSW of Halifax at 43 14N-64 45W. Broke in two. No survivors.

Voyage: New York for Halifax and Reykjavik with explosives.
LAKE PLEASANT: Am S/S (War) 1918 2,858gt

1945: 4/20; 6/2; 7/10; 8/27


LAKE TRAVERSE: Pan S/S (War) 1918 1,993gt (ex American 1940)

Arr 1940: 6/27; 10/28

1942: 7/22R; 11/9R

1943: As American 3/18

1944: As Panamanian 11/16

LAKEHURST, USAT: Am S/S 1940 8,108gt (ex SEATRAIN NEW JERSEY*Am 1942)

1943: 3/31-S

1943: Bareboat chartered to US Army as troop transport USAT Lakehurst.


LAKEVIEW PARK: Br/Can (Park) 1944 7,157gt

1944: 11/28


LALANDE: Br S/S 1920 7,453gt

1944: 6/22

11/14/1942: Torpedoed by U73 about 80nm east of Gibraltar at 36 08N-03 46W. Towed to Gibraltar for repairs.

Voyage: Algiers (lv 11/12) for Gibraltar and UK in ballast.

6/18/1943: Damaged in an air attack 16nm southwest of Cape Espichel, Portugal. Arr Lisbon on same day for repairs.

Voyage: Gibraltar for Belfast Lough in ballast.


LAMBERT CADWALADER: Am (EC2-LTS) 1942 7,196gt

1943: 6/11 1944: 7/20 1945: 2/15


LAMBROOK: Br M/V 1942 7,038gt

1944: 10/10 1945: 1/20


LAMMOT DU PONT: Am S/S 1914 5,102gt

Arr 1940: 10/23

1941: 2/8; 4/30; 7/22

1942: 2/7

4/23/1942: Sunk by torpedo and gunfire from U125 southeast of Bermuda at 27 10N-57 10W.

Voyage: Sailed independently from Buenos Aires for New York with linseed and general cargo.


LANARKSHIRE: Br S/S Reefer 1940 9,816gt

1943: 3/11 1944: 5/1


LANCASTER: Am S/S (War) 1918 7,515gt

Arr 1940: 3/1; 6/24; 7/9; 11/6; 11/20

1941: 3/28; 4/12; 8/22; 9/17

1942: 1/9; 8/25; 12/9

12/30/1942: Stranded and wrecked off Casablanca. Total Loss.
LANCASTER CASTLE: Br S/S 1937 5,172gt

1941: 5/13

3/24/1942: Damaged in air attack at Murmansk causing fires in the engine room. Still at Murmansk Roads on 4/14 at anchor

when sunk in an air attack.


LANCASTRIA: Br S/S Pass-Reefer 192 /16,243gt

1939: 9/2; 9/21

Arr 1940: 2/7; 3/21; 11/22

6/17/1940: Capsized and sank after being bombed in Charpentier's Roads at entrance to the Loire off St. Nazaire at

47 08 48N-02 20 18E. Vessel was evacuating troops and to have joined a convoy to UK with about 5,200 troops

and 300 refugees. About 3,000 lives lost.


LANCASTRIAN PRINCE: Br S/S 1940 1,914gt

1941: 12/30

1942: 3/11; 5/2; 10/24R

1943: 2/26

4/11/1943: Torpedoed and sunk by U404 east of Newfoundland at 50 18N-42 48W. No survivors.

Voyage: Partington, and the Mersey in convoy ON 176 for Saint John NB and/or Boston in ballast.


LANCING: Nor S/T-Whale factory 1898 7,866gt

Arr 1940: 11/7

1941: 11/15; 12/6 delayed-proceeding 12/11

1942: 1/27; 2/27

4/7/1942: Torpedoed and sunk by U552 about 10nm southeast of Cape Hatteras at 35 08N-75 22W.

Voyage: Curacao (lv 3/28) for New York with fuel oil.


LANGANGER: Nor M/T 1930 9,215gt

Arr 1940: 2/19; 3/8

6/22/1940: Interned by France at Oran, then seized by French on 6/21/41.

11/24/1942: To German control in Marseilles, renamed Toni III.

8/17/1944: Scuttled by Germans at Port de Bouc, southern France. Raised in 1947
LANGDON CHEVES: Am (EC2) 1943 7,176gt

1943: 7/13; 9/18; 11/4

1944: 1/19
LANGLEEBROOK: Br S/S 1930 4.246gt

Arr 1940: 12/9 1942: 6/6 1943: 2/11


LANGLEECRAG: Br S/S 1929 4,909gt

1944: 3/1; 4/17; 10/20; 11/24


LANGLEETARN: Br S/S 1929 4,908gt

Arr 1940: 5/9; 12/30 1941: 1/10; 4/12

1943: 2/19 delayed for repairs-register surrendered-clearance surrendered

1945: 4/9

11/18/1940: Damaged in an air attack while in the Thames Estuary.
LANSDOWNE PARK: Br/Can (Scan) 1943 2,861gt

1943: 2/27 1944: 2/25; 5/5


LAPONIA: Swe M/V 1922 5,659gt

1939: 9/23 Arr 1940: 9/20 1941: 7/19


LARA: Am S/S (War) 1919 2,967gt

1939: 9/19; 11/6; 12/2

Arr 1940: 2/1; 3/4; 4/1; 4/29; 5/27; 6/25; 7/22; 8/19; 9/16; 10/14; 11/12; 12/10

1941: 1/8; 2/5; 3/6; 4/3; 5/1; 5/28; 6/25; 7/23; 8/20; 9/17; 10/15; 11/12; 12/10

1942: 2/23; 5/2

1944: 3/21; 5/15; 7/24; 9/11; 10/26; 12/11

1945: 1/20; 3/5; 4/19; 6/2; 7/19

2/26/1942: In collision with and sinking molasses tanker Cassimir*(Am) at Oracoke Inlet about 5nm NNE of Cape Fear,

North Carolina at 33 56N-77 56W.
LARCHBANK: Br M/V 1925 5,151gt

1943: 3/12

9/9/1943: Torpedoed and sunk by IJN submarine I-27 in eastern approach to Eight Degree Channel in Laccadive Islands at

approx 07 38N-74E. Voyage: Baltimore, Suez, and independently from Aden for Colombo and Calcutta with general

and military cargo, 2 torpedo boats, amphibious trucks, tanks and railway rails.
LARGS BAY: Br S/S Pass 1921 14,182gt

1943: 1/30-S

1944: 6/23; 8/26; 10/13

1/2/1944: Struck a mine on entering an Allied minefield in Naples Bay with army troops aboard. Beached. Refloated.

Towed to Gibraltar where TempR. PermR made in Baltimore.
LARISTAN: Br S/T 1927 6,401gt

1939: 9/14

1/15/1942: Damaged in grounding on Tiree Island, on west coast of Scotland. Refloated. Salved and repaired.

Voyage: In convoy ON 57 on passage for US in ballast.

1943: Renamed Empire Gulf *(Br).
LARRANGA: Am S/S 1917 3,804gt (ex MALLARD-Am 1941)

1943: 2/11; 12/7 1944: 8/10 1945: 6/4


LASSEL: Br M/V 1922 7,417gt

1941: 1/25

4/30/1941: Torpedoed and sunk by U107 in Central Atlantic over 600nm west of Dakar at 12 55N-28 56W.

Voyage: Liverpool in convoy OB 309 then left on 4/19 to sail independently for Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires with

general cargo.
LAUCHLAN McKAY: Br M/V (N3-S-A1) 1944 2,437gt

1944: 6/1


LAURA C.: Italy S/S Reefer 1923 6,181gt

Arr 1940: 1/17; 4/11

7/3/1941: Torpedoed and sunk by submarine HMS Upholder at southern entry to Strait of Messina at 37 55N-15 44E.
LAURA BRIDGMAN: Am (EC2) 1944 7,198gt

1944: 11/28


LAURA KEENE: Am (EC2) 1943 7,176gt

1943: 6/29; 8/25; 10/29

1944: 2/11
LAURA MAERSK: Dmk M/V Reefer 1939 6,599gt

1939: 12/14 Arr 1940: 1/8; 6/20

1941: Transferred to US renamed Day Star.
LAURELWOOD: Br M/T 1929 7,347gt

1941: 5/8

1943: 3/24; 5/29; 7/13; 8/21

1944: 6/23

1945: 1/17; 3/3; 6/20; 7/21; 8/11

10/7/1943: Mined off Taranto on arrival from Augusta, Sicily. Arr Taranto on same day TempR. New York for PermR.


LAURENCE J. GALLAGHER: Am (EC2) 1945 7,176gt

1945: 5/21


LAURENT MEEUS: Belgium M/T 1930 6,429gt

1942: 10/7R; 11/12R

1943: 1/14; 2/17; 4/1; 4/29; 6/22; 8/5; 9/21; 11/20

1944: 1/20; 3/20


LAURENTIDE PARK: Br/Can (Park) 1942 7,136gt

1943: 5/29 1944: 12/9


LAURITS SWENSON: Nor M/V Reefer 1930 5,725gt

1942: 3/20; 5/29; 8/1; 9/29; 12/4

1943: 2/6; 4/10; 6/5; 8/6; 10/4; 12/1

1944: 2/11; 4/17; 7/10; 9/14; 11/28

1945: 2/6; 4/17
LAUTARO: Br M/V 1915 6,240gt

1943: 9/14

1944: 1/8; 3/25; 5/22; 7/13; 9/11; 11/14
LAVINGTON COURT: Br M/V 1940 5,372gt

1942: 5/23R

7/19/1942: Torpedoed by U564 about 240nm NNE of Terceira, Azores at 42 38N-25 28W. Engines were disabled and bow

blown off. Sank on 8/1 at 49 40N-18 04W after having been towed northeast by tugs for over 300nm.

Voyage: Leith, and Oban (lv 7/11) in convoy OS 34 for Cape Town and Middle East with military stores.
LAVORO: Italy M/T 1938 7,886gt

1945: 4/12


LAWRENDOC: Br/Can S/S 1929 1,924gt

1943: 6/5R


LAWRENCE J. BRENGLE: Am (EC2) 1944 7,209gt

1944: 9/27 1945: 2/6


LAWTON B. EVANS: Am (EC2) 1943 7,197gt

1943: 2/27; 5/13 1944: 6/17; 9/12

8/17/1943: Damaged in air attack at Bizerte. Refloated. Proceeded on 9/9 to Palermo.

1/22/1944: Received shrapnel splinter damage from German shore based artillery fire during landings at Anzio.

Ship's cargo included gasoline and ammunition.
LCI (L)-( * ), HMS: Landing Craft Infantry, Large (USN type LCI (L)

10/29/1942-S : LCI(L)-161; 163 and 244 cleared this date.


LE BARON RUSSELL BRIGGS: Am (EC2) 1944 7,176gt

1944: 6/19R; 8/30; 12/1

1945: 5/5
LEASIDE PARK: Br/Can (Park-V) 1944 7,160gt

1944: 3/12; 5/29 1945: 5/3


LEBU: Chile S/S 1920 4,969gt (ex ANN SKAKEL*Am 1943; EXERMONT*Am 1940)

1944: 5/10; 8/28; 12/5

1945: 3/3; 6/12
LECHISTAN: Poland S/S 1929 1,865gt

1941: 1/24; 4/18; 6/28; 9/3; 11/21

1942: 1/29; 4/9; 6/10; 810; 10/10; 12/28 detained-engine trouble

1943: 3/31; 6/29; 8/18; 10/4; 11/24

1944: 1/27; 4/25; 6/24; 9/7; 11/18

1945: 1/25; 3/23; 5/29; 7/20


LEDA: Pan M/T 1925 8,546gt

1939: 9/20; 12/12 Arr 1940: 6/5; 7/9 1941: 8/30

1942: 2/21 delayed-proceeding 2/25; 4/6 delayed-proceeding 4/11

11/3/1942: Torpedoed by U160 off Venezuela about 145nm west of Point Salines, Grenada at 12 16N-64 06W.

Sank on 11/5 about 60nm WNW of Chupara Point, Trinidad while being towed to Trinidad at 11 12N-62 18W.

Voyage: Caripito, and Trinidad in convoy TAG 18 for Guantanamo Bay and New York with fuel oil.


LEDA: Ireland S/S No information

1941: 7/11-Cleared for Halifax and Dublin with 2535 tons general and 35 crew. (Irish Shipping)


LEDAAL: Nor S/S 1899 3,076gt

Arr 1940: 7/9


LEE S. OVERMAN: Am (EC2) 1943 7,176gt

1943: 7/14; 9/8; 10/4

1944: 3/11; 10/9

11/11/1944: Mined on entering Le Havre Harbor. Settled to the bottom with a broken back. Total Loss.

Voyage: New York (lv 10/10) in convoy HX 313 for Southampton and Le Havre with munitions.
LEEDS CITY: Br S/S 1927 4,758gt

1939: 11/14 Arr 1940: 11/4 1941: 8/29 1943: 1/9

2/27/1941: Damaged in an air attack about 270nm west of Erris Head at 53 30N-17 30W. Towed to the Clyde arr 3/6.

Voyage: Glasgow for Durban and Middle East with Army motor vehicles.


LEERDAM: Du S/S Pass 1921 8,815gt

Arr 1940: 4/2; 7/1; 10/2; 12/27

1941: 1/7; 4/1; 6/11; 8/30; 9/13

1942: 6/23

1943: 1/12; 4/29

1944: 6/26R

1945: 2/10; 5/5; 8/9; 8/21
LEHIGH: Am S/S (Hog) 1919 4,983gt

1939: 10/4; 10/16; 12/9

Arr 1940: 3/29; 5/7; 10/17; 10/28

1941: 2/13; 4/12; 7/10

10/19/1941: Torpedoed and sunk by U126 about 80nm west of Freetown at 08 26N-14 37W. Vessel was clearly marked as

neutral with American flags. Voyage: Bilbao (Spain) for Takoradi in ballast.


LEIESTEN: Nor M/T 1930 6,118gt

Arr 1940: 6/24 1941: 4/29

6/30/1941: Mined off Barrow Deep, Thames Estuary. Arrived on same day in tow at Gravesend.

Voyage: London for New York.

1/23/1942: Torpedoed and sunk by U82 east of Newfoundland at 45 27N-43 19W.

Voyage: Manchester, and Liverpool (lv 1/12) in convoy ON 56 for Baton Rouge in ballast.


LEIF: Nor M/V 1937 1,582gt

1939: 9/14; 10/5; 10/25; 11/9; 11/24; 12/7; 12/21

Arr 1940: 1/4; 1/17; 1/31; 2/14; 2/28; 3/13; 3/27; 4/10; 4/26; 5/9; 5/23; 6/6; 6/21; 7/10; 7/25; 8/7; 8/20; 9/5; 9/23; 10/9; 10/22;

11/6; 11/20; 12/3; 12/19

1941: 1/9; 1/24; 2/8; 2/24; 3/14; 4/2; 4/23; 5/14; 6/5; 6/25; 7/11; 7/31; 8/21; 9/11; 10/2; 10/30; 11/22; 12/24

1942: 1/16; 2/25

2/28/1942: Torpedoed and sunk by U653 about 260nm northwest of Bermuda at 34 45N-69 20W.

Voyage: New York (lv 2/26) for Ciudad Trujillo with general cargo, including ammunition but mostly cement.


LEIF M. OLSON: Am (EC2) 1945 7,176gt

1945: 5/11


LEIGHTON: Br M/V 1921 7,412gt

Arr 1940: 8/15


LEIKANGER: Nor S/S 1923 4,003gt

Arr 1940: 3/8

1941: 12/11

1942: 3/10 delayed-proceeding 3/13

7/27/1942: Torpedoed and sunk by U752 about 360nm southwest of Freetown at 04N-18W. Voyage: Beirut (lv 7/13), and

Cape Town in northbound convoy then independently for Trinidad and Baltimore with chrome ore.


LEISE MAERSK: Dmk M/V 1921 3,136gt

1939: 10/5; 12/27 detained-will proceed 12/30

Arr 1940: 2/28

1940: Transferred to UK.

11/23/1940: As British vessel, torpedoed and sunk by U100 about 75nm NNW of Erris Head at 55 30N-11W.

Voyage: Three Rivers, and Sydney CB in convoy SC 11 for Sharpness with grain and general cargo.


LEIV EIRIKSSON: Nor M/T 1936 9,952gt

1939: 10/11 Arr 1940: 2/13; 3/1 1941: 9/18 1942: 4/16

6/27/1942: Torpedoed and sunk by U 126 about 18nm west of North Point, Barbados at 13 18N-59 57W.

Voyage: Trinidad (lv 6/26) in convoy for Gibraltar with fuel oil.


LEIV EIRIKSSON: Nor (EC2) 1943 7,177gt

1943: 4/27; 7/14; 9/3; 12/1; 12/14

1944: 2/19; 6/17; 8/24; 12/22
LEKHAVEN: Du S/S 1921 4,802gt

1941: 11/5

1943: 3/31; 5/18; 11/3R

1945: 5/8


LEKTOR GARBO: Nor (EC2) 1945 7,247gt (ex ALFRED L. BAXLEY-Am 1944)

1945: 3/28; 5/28; 7/6


LELAND STANFORD: Am (EC2-LTS) 1942 7,176gt

1943: 3/31; 6/12 1945: 3/7; 5/28

1/19/1944: Ran aground in zero visibility on Hens and Chickens Shoal, Buzzard's Bay just south of Cape Cod Canal.

She refloated herself and got underway despite of the efforts by a rescue tug.


LENA LUCKENBACH: Am S/S 1920 5,237gt

1942: 11/27

1943: 3/31; 9/14; 12/9

8/4/1944: Scuttled as a replacement breakwater blockship in Gooseberry 1 off Utah Beach, Varreville, Normandy.


LEO J. DUSTER: Am (EC2) 1943 7,176gt

1944: 3/11; 7/15 1945: 2/6; 6/16


LEON S. MERRILL: Am (EC2) 1945 7,176gt

1945: 7/6


LEONARDO DA VINCI: Br S/S Pass 1925 7,515gt (ex Italian-1941)

1943: 2/15; 9/1

2/14/1941: As Italian ship, captured by RN at port of Kismayu, Italian Somaliland.

1943: Renamed Empire Clyde (Br) serving as a hospital ship.


LEONARDO L. ROMERO: Am (EC2) 1945 7,247gt

1945: 4/21


LEONATUS: Pan M/V 1938 2,252gt (ex RAGNHILD*Dmk 1941)

1944: 5/24; 8/28


LEONID KRASIN: USSR S/S 1913 1,830gt

1943: 9/7


LEONIDAS: Gre S/S 1928 4,573gt

1939: 11/4 1941: 11/5 1942: 12/16 1943: 4/11


LEONIDUS POLK: Am (EC2) 1943 7,191gt

1943: 6/5; 8/2; 10/4; 10/30

1944: 1/2
LEONTIOS TERYAZOS: Gre S/S 1911 4,479gt

Arr 1940: 3/16

6/25/1940: Captured by Germans at Bordeaux after arrival from Montreal with wheat. Renamed Rastenburg.

8/25/1944: Scuttled by Germans as a blockship in the Gironde. Broken up 1945.


LEOPOLD L. D.: France M/V 1933 5,267gt

Arr 1940: 1/27; 4/22; 6/24

1941: 4/17; 8/30

1941: Renamed Aldebaran*(France).


LEOPOLDVILLE: Belgium S/S Pass-Reefer 1929 11,509gt

Arr 1940: 8/19

6/25/1944: In collision with LST-28 in English Channel area.

12/24/1944: Torpedoed by U486 about 5 miles from Cherbourg Harbor at 49 45N-01 34W. Ship was arriving from

Southampton in convoy WEP 3 with US Army troops. She sank a few miles to the west at 49 48 01N-01 46 19W.

Over 800 lives lost. destroyer HMS Brilliant rescued over 1,000 troops.


LESLIE: Am S/S 1919 2,609gt (ex JOSEPHINE- Am 1941; STELLA LYKES-Am 1941)

1941: 3/2; 5/14; 6/7; 6/30; 8/5; 8/28; 9/20; 10/14; 11/11

1942: 3/4

4/12/1942: Torpedoed and sunk by U123 about 13nm northeast of Cape Canaveral at 28 35N-80 19W.

Voyage: Antilla (Cuba) and Havana for New York with sugar.
LESLIE M. SHAW: Am (EC2) 1942 7,181gt

1943: 9/1


LESTELOIDE: Brz S/S 1912 5,758gt (ex OLOVSBORG-Dmk 1942)

1943: 4/10 1944: 5/29; 11/1 1945: 5/4


LETITIA: Br S/S Pass 1925 13,595gt

1941: 12/8

2/7/1941: Badly damaged in grounding at Halifax. 1944: To RCN as hospital ship.
LETO: Du S/S 1929 4,712gt

1941: 11/25

5/12/1942: Torpedoed and sunk by U553 in St. Lawrence estuary about 20nm north of Cap Madeleine at 49 32N-65 19W.

Voyage: Montreal for Halifax and UK with grain.


LEVERNBANK: Br M/V 1925 5,150gt

1942: 11/5R 1943: 5/6; 10/15


LEVI WOODBURY: Am (EC2-LTS) 1943 7,191gt

1943: 5/18 1945: 1/17; 4/12


LEWIS EMERY JR.: Am (EC2) 1943 7,176gt

1943: 11/18 1944: 8/15 1945: 1/2


LEWIS LUCKENBACH: Am S/S 1919 6,574gt

1941: 7/11; 12/11 1942: 2/10 1943: 5/27; 12/8 1944: 3/11

1944: To US Army for conversion to hospital ship renamed USAHS Lewis A. Milne.
LEWIS MORRIS: Am (EC2) 1942 7,181gt

1942: 9/30 1943: 5/13; 11/3


LEXA MAERSK: Dmk M/V Reefer 1939 5,614gt

1939: 11/1; 11/25 1940: 3/28

1940: Transferred to Panama renamed Buchanan*(sunk).
LIBERIAN: Br S/S 1936 5,035gt

1944: 9/14


LIBERTY: Am S/S 1918 6,211gt

1939: 9/16; 11/13

1941: Loaned by US Maritime Commission to US Army as cargo ship USAT Liberty.

1/11/1942: Torpedoed by IJN submarine I-166, 10 miles southwest of Lombok Strait, Bali at 08 54S-115 28E. Taken in

tow by destroyer USS Paul Jones and Dutch destroyer RNNS Ghent. Beached off southeast corner of Bali where

capsized on 1/14. Vessel had sailed from Australia for the Philippines with supplies for US Forces.


LIBERTY GLO: Am S/S (Hog) 1919 4,979gt

1941: 7/18

1942: 8/1

1943: 2/5; 4/12; 7/13; 12/1

1944: 1/26; 4/20; 9/14; 12/22

1945: 6/18


LICA MAERSK: Dmk S/S 1927 2,480gt

1939: 9/27


LIDO: Nor S/S 1930 1,938gt

Arr 1940: 2/1; 3/20; 4/8

1941: 4/8; 4/22"R"; 5/1

1943: 1/14; 7/24


LIDVARD: Nor M/V 1939 4,785gt

Arr 1940: 2/2

5/30/1940: Arrived at Dakar from Saigon with cargo of rice when interned by France. Some of the crew were able to

escape captivity. The ship escaped French authorities at night through deception.


LIEBRE: Am S/T 1921 7,057gt

1941: 1/27

1942: 8/29R; 12/5R; 12/17R

1943: 9/14; 11/17

1945: 1/3

4/2/1942: Badly damaged by gunfire from U123 about 32nm southeast of Cape Lookout at 34 11N-76 08W. About midnight

the U boat fired a torpedo that missed, then surfaced to shell the ship. Abandoned, taken in tow on same day to

Morehead City arr 4/4. Repaired at Baltimore. Voyage: New York (lv 3/30) for Beaumont in ballast.

2/16/1945: To USN at Pearl Harbor as station tanker USS Meredosia (IX-193).

6/29/1945: As Meredosia, in a collision when Abner Doubleday*(Am EC2) struck the tanker, flooding engineering areas

and doing other damage. Returned to service early 7/1945.
LIEUTENANT DE LA TOUR: France S/S (War) 1917 5,844gt

1943: 11/9 1944: 3/23


LIEUT. ST. LOUBERT BIE: Br S/S 1911 6,126gt (ex France)

1942: 12/10 1943: 12/11

5/18/1941: As Vichy French ship, stopped and captured by RN off St. Helena. 5/9/1945: Returned to owner.
LIGHTNING: Am S/S (C2) 1939 7,194gt

Arr 1940: 1/4; 4/22; 5/1; 5/27; 6/5; 8/6; 8/19; 10/10

1940: Renamed Mormactern*(Am).

1941: To USN as cargo ship, renamed USS Mercury (AK-42); 1945: Reclassified as AKS-20.


LIGHTNING: Am M/V Reefer (C2-SU-R) 1942 8,591gt

1942: 6/6; 8/4; 9/24

1943: 1/9; 2/24; 5/22; 8/17; 11/19

1944: 1/17; 3/1; 4/15; 5/29; 7/17; 8/26; 10/28

1945: 1/1; 2/17; 3/30; 5/14; 6/26; 8/10
LIHUE: Am S/S 1919 7,001gt

1939: 10/14 Arr 1940: 11/16 1941: 9/19 1942: 2/13

2/23/1942: Damaged by torpedo and gunfire from U161 about 210nm west of Martinique at 14 30N-64 45W. Boarded by

salvage crew from AMC HMCS Prince Henry. Sank on 2/26 while in tow of minesweeper USS Partridge(AM-16)

while heading for St. Lucia. Voyage: Sailed independently from New York for Trinidad and Persian Gulf.
LILLEMOR: Nor S/S 1935 1,571gt

Arr 1940: 12/9; 12/27

1941: 3/7; 7/3; 7/25
LILLGUNVOR: Nor S/S 1930 1,305gt

1941: 11/14; 12/31 1942: 1/20


LILLIAN E. KERR: Br Four Mast Schooner 1920 548gt

1939: 10/31

Arr 1940: 6/14

1941: 6/16; 8/9; 10/23; 12/13

1942: 4/8; 6/3; 8/27; 11/5 delayed-11/9 waiting for favorable wind.
LILLIAN LUCKENBACH: Am S/S 1919 6,369gt

1941: 7/11; 7/31 1942: 6/21 1943: 2/20

9/29/1941: In a collision with ferry Sarkoy (Br) at Port Tewfik, Suez.

3/27/1943: Sunk in collision with Cape Henlopen*(Am C1-A) while in convoy ON-48 about 12nm ESE of Kill Devil Hills,

North Carolina at 35 58N-75 25W.
LILLIAN NORDICA: Am (EC2) 1944 7,176gt

1944: 4/11; 7/24 1945: 1/2; 4/12


LILLIAN WALD: Am (EC2) 1944 7,176gt

1944: 5/25


LILLOHUS: Swe M/T 1943 8,534gt

1945: 6/16; 7/18


LILOA: Am S/S 1918 5,610gt

Arr 1940: 7/3

1945: Transferred to USSR renamed Belorussia.
LILY: Gre S/S 1920 5,719gt

Arr 1940: 6/21; 9/30

3/9/1942: Torpedoed and sunk by U587 about 410nm east of Halifax at 43 32N-54 14W.

Voyage: London, and Belfast Lough in convoy ONS 68 for Halifax in ballast.


LIMA: Swe M/V 1918 4,959gt

1942: 4/17

8/4/1940: In collision with and sinking freighter Sofie Bakke (Nor) about 5 miles SE of Peterhead. Scotland.

2/5/1942: Damaged in an air attack off the Humber River. She arrived in Grangemouth on 2/12 for repairs.

Voyage: Immingham for US in ballast.

9/12/1942: Torpedoed and sunk by U506 about 220nm south of Monrovia at 02 35N-11 22W.

Voyage: Cochin (India) and Cape Town for Freetown and UK with general, tobacco and manganese ore.
LIMOGES: Br S/S 1919 2,306gt (ex WALLINGFORD-Am 1940)

1943: 1/30; 2/11 detained-engine trouble-expected to proceed 2/19; 3/6; 3/17; 3/25; 4/3; 4/11; 5/19 detained for repairs-

proceeding 5/29; 9/11; 9/20R; 9/28; 10/15; 10/24; 11/10; 12/9

1944: 1/10; 10/14R; 11/4; 12/22

1945: 1/26
LIMOUSIN: France M/T 1930 7,619gt (ex-NORE-Pan 1939)

1944: 1/31; 3/30


LINA MATKOVIC: Yug S/S 1914 2,325gt

1941: 3/4; 5/16; 6/11; 9/17

1942: 1/21

6/21/1942: Struck US mine and sank at entrance to Cristobal CZ. Voyage: New Orleans for Cristobal CZ.


LINCOLN SALVOR: Br M/Salvage Tug (ex USN BARS-9)

1944: 1/15


LINCOLN STEFFENS: Am (EC2-LTS) 1942 7,176gt

1943: 6/12 1945: 3/23; 6/18


LINDA: Grn S/S 1936 962gt (ex Denamrk)

1944: 5/26; 8/9; 10/26

1945: 2/6; 4/24; 6/21; 8/22
LINDENHALL: Br S/S 1937 5,248gt

1941: 2/19 1942: 4/15

3/19-20/1941: The vessel had arrived from New York with grain when she struck a mine, caught fire and sank at Victoria

Dock, London. Refloated. Drydocked 4/23 at Millwall.

11/7/1942: Torpedoed and sunk by U508 about 100nm SW of Point Salines, Grenada at 11 34N-63 26W. Broke in two.

Voyage: Rio de Janeiro, and Trinidad (lv 11/6) in convoy TAG 19 for New York and UK with ore.


LINGE: Du S/S 1928 2,114gt

1939: 12/9 Arr 1940: 3/5 1942: 7/27


LINN BOYD: Am (EC2) 1944 7,176gt

1944: 6/3; 11/8 1945: 3/16


LISCOMB PARK: Br/Can (Scan) 1944 2,877gt

1944: 10/17; 12/2; 12/11

1945: 3/14; 4/30
LISE: Nor M/T 1931 6,826gt

1941: 11/22

5/12/1942: Sunk by torpedo and gunfire from U69 about 100nm NNE of Noordpunt, Curacao at 13 53N-68 20W.

Voyage: Southampton (lv 4/19), and Belfast Lough in convoy OS 26, then alone for Curacao in ballast.

LISS: Nor S/T 1921 5,932gt

1939: 10/28 1943: 10/2 1944: 2/9 1945: 6/23


LISTA: Nor S/S 1920 3,671gt

1939: 11/28

Arr 1940: 1/30; 4/15; 7/29; 7/23; 12/2

1941: 3/28; 6/12; 9/26

1942: 2/5; 5/2; 7/10; 9/5; 11/17

1943: 2/26; 5/6; 6/29; 8/19; 10/30

1944: 1/27; 3/27; 7/15; 10/4; 12/2

1945: 2/16; 5/12; 6/30; 8/20


LISTO: Nor S/S 1918 1,998gt

1939: 10/11

3/16/1940: In collision with and sinking freighter Basra (Pan) in North Sea.

2/16/1943: Mined and sunk off Spodsbjerg, Langeland Island, Denmark.


LITIOPA: Nor S/T 1917 5,356gt

Arr 1940: 1/2; 7/12

1942: 9/9; 10/30; 11/27

1943: 1/22; 2/20; 4/26; 5/31

10/22/1943: Sunk with her armed trawler escort by torpedo and gunfire from U68 about 65nm west of Monrovia, Liberia

at 06 18N-11 55W. Voyage: Lagos (lv 10/16) for Freetown in ballast.


LITTLE BIG HORN: Am (T2) 1943 10,172gt

1943: 10/12

1944: 2/4; 8/24; 10/3; 10/19; 11/4
LITTLE BUTTE: Am (T2) 1944 10,172gt

1944: 12/8

1945: 1/9; 2/18; 3/28
LIVENZA: Italy S/S 1922 5,343gt

Arr 1940: 1/13; 5/9

9/8/1943: Seized by Germany renamed Lisa.

2/22/1944: As Lisa, torpedoed and sunk by British aircraft near Iraklion (Crete).


LIVERPOOL LOYALIST: Br/Can S/S 1932 1,416gt (ex ZENDA-Br/Can 1942)

1941: 10/29; 11/19; 12/16

1942: 1/14; 2/16; 4/30; 8/1; 9/23; 11/16

1943: 10/22; 11/17

1944: 4/19; 7/11; 9/14; 10/4; 12/16

1945: 1/12; 2/6; 3/8; 3/29


LIVERPOOL PACKET: Br/Can S/S 1926 1,188gt (ex SONIA-Br/Can 1941)

1941: 9/12; 10/6; 10/28; 11/5; 11/13; 12/11; 12/24

1942: 1/6; 3/2; 5/28

5/30/1942: Torpedoed and sunk by U432 about 30nm west of Cape Sable NS at 43 20N-66 20W.

Voyage: Sailed independently from New York for Halifax with general and supplies for US Army in Newfoundland.
LIVERPOOL ROVER: Br S/S 1920 1,426gt

Arr 1940: 2/5; 4/4; 5/11

1941: 9/16; 10/8

1942: 5/5

1943: 4/2; 8/30; 10/9

1944: 3/18; 4/29; 8/1

1945: 7/2
LIVINGSTON: Br/Can S/S (Laker) 1928 2,140gt

1942: 1/10; 2/26; 4/24; 5/27

1943: 2/20; 3/4

1944: 2/29; 5/17; 8/17

9/3/1944: Torpedoed and sunk by U541 about 75nm ENE of Cape Breton CB at 46 15N-58 05W.

Voyage: Boston and Halifax for St John's NF with general cargo.


LIVINGSTON ROE: Am S/T 1921 8,151gt

1941: 7/7 1943: As British 11/27

5/2/1943: Fire on board while at Pernambuco, Brazil. Fires extinguished.
LJUBICA MATKOVIC: Yug S/S 1919 3,289gt

Arr 1940: 1/25; 2/9; 4/27; 5/4; 8/12; 9/23; 12/5

1942: 2/3

6/24/1942: Torpedoed and sunk by U404 about 42nm ESE of Cape Lookout at 34 30N-75 40W.

Voyage: Ciudad Trujillo for New York and UK with sugar, fuel oil and wood.
LLANASHE: Br S/S 1936 4,836gt

1942: 8/26

2/17/1943: Torpedoed and sunk by U182 about 25nm south of Port Elizabeth at 34 22S-24 54E.

Voyage: Sailed independently from Basra and Bandar Abbas for Port Elizabeth and Cape Town with

tinplates and aluminum..
LLANBERIS: Br S/S 1928 5,055gt

1942: 3/4; 12/14


LLANDAFF: Br S/S 1937 4,825gt

1945: 5/15

7/24/1943: Damaged in air attack in Barents Sea 20 miles northeast of Kildin Island. Caught fire. Beached. Refloated 7/29.

Towed to Murmansk where TempR. PermR at the Tyne. Voyage: Archangel to Murmansk.


LLANDILO: Br S/S 1928 4,966gt

1942: 9/12

12/22/1940: Mined in Thames Estuary. Beached on Nore Sand. Refloated 9/26/41. Proceeded 10/7 upriver to Woolwich

where beached next day and TempR. PermR at Milwall. Voyage: The Thames for the Tyne in ballast.

11/2/1942: Torpedoed and sunk by U172 in South Atlantic west of South West Africa at 27 03S-02 59W.

Voyage: New York, and Trinidad (lv 10/9) sailing independently for Saldanha Bay and Bombay with military stores.


LLANGIBBY CASTLE: Br M/V Pass-Reefer 1929 11,951gt

1941: 12/5

12/21-22/1940: Damaged by fires while alongside docks during a night air raid on Alexandra Dock, Liverpool.

Additional damage caused by incendiary bombs that fell on the ship and ignited,

1/16/1942: Torpedoed by U402 northeast of the Azores at 46 04N-19 06W. Lost rudder and part of the stern.

Arr 1/19 at Horta Bay, Azores to make repairs and left 2/8 for Gibraltar with a tug assisting, Arr 4/6 at Gibraltar after

sailing disabled for 3,400 miles. Left Gibraltar on 4/12 for UK and repairs. Converted to LSI (L).

Voyage: Gourock in a troopship convoy en route to Freetown with troops and oil.

11/8/1942: As LSI (L), had just arrived for Operation Torch landings and was debarking troops when the boat deck was

damaged by shore based artillery fire. Later, heavily damaged in a collision with troopship Tegelberg*(Du) near the

Strait of Gibraltar. Voyage: The Clyde (lv 10/26) in convoy KMF 1 for Oran with troops, vehicles and stores.

3/1945: In a collision with passenger-cargo ship Antenor (Br) off Calshot.


LLANOVER: Br S/S 1928 4,959gt

Arr 1940: 9/21; 12/16

1941: 5/10 delayed-proceeding 5/13; 9/16

1942: 2/11

5/12/1942: Torpedoed by U124 in mid-North Atlantic at 52 50N-29 04W. Heavily damaged. Sunk by RCN corvette.

Voyage: The Tyne, and Loch Ewe (lv 5/6) in convoy ON 92 for Halifax and Philadelphia in ballast.


LLOYD S. CARLSON: Am (EC2) 1945 7,247gt

1945: 5/8


LOAMMI BALDWIN: Am (EC2) 1944 7,176gt

1945: 3/23


LOBITO: Portugal S/S 1906 2,720gt

Arr 1940: 7/31; 10/14; 12/13

1941: 10/28
LOBOS: Br M/V 1921 6,479gt

1942: 7/31; 10/20

1943: 2/12 detained-waiting for orders-register surrendered-clearance surrendered 2/13-proceeding 2/22; 11/3

5/3/1941: Damaged by bomb exploding in number 5 hold during air raid on Liverpool.


LOCH DEE: Br S/S 1937 5,252gt

1942: 11/7 1943: 8/2 1945: 1/12; 4/11

1/2/1941: The vessel had arrived with a cargo of timber and grain at Queen Alexandra Dock, Liverpool when in a night

air raid a delayed action bomb dropped on the ship exploded in the morning causing damage and casualties.


LOCH DON: Br S/S 1937 5,249gt

1941: 2/4

1942: 3/26 delayed-proceeding 3/28

4/1/1942: Torpedoed and sunk by U202 about 310nm NNE of Bermuda at 37 05N-61 40W.

Voyage: New York (lv 3/29) for Cape Town with general cargo, wheat and military stores.
LOCH KATRINE: Br M/V Reefer 1922 9,419gt

1941: 8/29; 11/17 1942: 2/5; 5/1

8/3/1942: Torpedoed and sunk by U553 about 265nm ESE of St. John's NF at 45 52N-46 44W.

Voyage: Liverpool (lv 7/23) in convoy ON 115 for New York in ballast.


LOCHMONAR: Br M/V Reefer 1924 9,412gt

1942: 4/10; 7/29 1945: 4/12


LODESTONE: Br S/S 1938 4,877gt

1942: 7/27

1943: 3/4 detained for repairs-proceeding 3/26
LOGANS FORT: Am (T2) 1945 10,296gt

1945: 5/1


LOIDA: Pan S/T 1916 5,505gt (ex LAMPAS-Nor 1939)

1939: 10/28; 11/24

1941: 7/5; 7/30; 8/20; 9/10; 10/11; 11/6; 11/29

1942: 1/3; 1/30; 3/14; 7/10


LOKE: Nor S/S 1915 2,421gt

1939: 10/21; 11/30 Arr 1940: 1/8; 4/12 1942: 11/6 1943: 8/13


LOMBARDY: Br S/S 1921 3,379gt

Arr 1940: 7/30

1943: 2/22

1944: 3/16; 5/17; 8/5R; 9/13; 11/21

1945: 1/20; 5/29
LONE JACK: Am (T2) 1944 10,296gt

1944: 11/22 1945: 1/25; 2/26

3/2/1945: In a collision with Frontenac Victory*(Am VC2) over 350nm northeast of Bermuda at 37 42N-57 53W. Flooded.

Abandoned. Towed to Bermuda and New York. Voyage: New York to Europe with oil.


LONE STAR: Am S/S (Hog) 1919 5,101gt (ex DELALBA-Am 1940)

Arr 1940: 11/20

1941: 3/10; 8/2; 11/22

1942: 5/23

1943: 1/13; 7/30; 12/2

1944: 4/11; 9/5; 10/17; 11/13

1945: 8/4
LONGWOOD: Br M/T 1930 9,463gt

1943: 8/9; 12/9

1944: 1/28; 2/4; 4/11; 6/8; 8/16; 10/28

1945: 5/17; 6/23; 8/7

1/31/1942: Torpedoed by IJN submarine I-162 about 30 miles west of Colombo. Ship’s forward area heavily damaged.

Arr in Colombo on same day. Partially repaired. Left for US, with stops for repairs at Durban 11/1 and Bahia Blanca

on 4/10/1943 for more repairs. Left 6/6 for Montevideo. Arr 8/11 at Baltimore for Perm R.

Voyage: Abadan for Colombo with fuel oil.


LOOKOUT: Pan M/V 1932/5,539gt (ex ANNA MAERSK-Dmk 1940)

1941: 9/22

1942: 5/26

1943: 2/16

1944: 4/13R; 6/8; 8/16

12/12/1944: Sank after striking a sunken wreck off Vissingen in Seebrugge Harbor, Belgium..


LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN: Am (T2) 1943 10,195gt

1943: 12/22 1944: 4/15


LORADO TAFT: Am (EC2) 1944 7,247gt

1944: 9/27 1945: 2/10; 4/12


LORAIN: Br S/S 1919 6,160gt (ex American 1941)

1941: 6/9 delayed-proceeding 6/21

1941: Transferred to UK renamed Empire Thrush.

4/14/1942: As Empire Thrush, torpedoed and sunk by U203 about 12nm southeast of Cape Hatteras at 35 08N-75 18W.

Voyage: Sailed independently from Tampa for Halifax, and the Mersey with rock phosphate, citrus pulp and TNT.
LORCA: Br S/S 1931 4,875gt

1943: 2/12


LORD BYRON: Br S/S 1934 4,118gt

1942: 11/4R; 11/27R

1943: 4/26

1944: 3/11; 5/9; 7/18

1945: 5/24
LORD COCHRANE: Br S/S 1934 4,157gt

1942: 12/17R


LORD DELAWARE: Am (EC2) 1942 7,200gt

1943: 1/11; 4/27; 7/7; 9/21; 12/18

1944: 1/20; 7/31; 12/23

1945: 3/17; 7/18


LORENZO DE ZAVALA: Am (EC2) 1943 7,244gt

1943: 7/29


LORETO: Br M/V 1919 6,275gt

1943: 8/9 1944: 3/10; 11/20 1945: 2/7; 5/9


LORIGA: Br M/V 1919 6,665gt

1943: 9/8

1944: 6/23; 9/14; 11/21

1945: 2/7


LORNASTON: Br S/S 1925 4,934gt

1944: 8/12; 8/23; 9/26

2/12/1941: Damaged by gunfire from a KM raider about 200nm east of Sao Miguel, Azores at 37 12N-21 20W.

3/8/1945: Torpedoed and sunk by U275 in English Channel about 15nm southwest of Beachy Head at 50 35N-0 03W.

Voyage: Blyth, and the Downs in combined convoy OS 115/KMS 89 for Casablanca with coal.
LORRAINE: France M/T 1937 9,512gt

1943: 3/31; 6/23; 10/11

1944: 1/8; 3/20; 5/18

11/8/1942: Scuttled by Vichy French at Oran during invasion of North Africa by Allied Forces.


LOS POZOS: Argentina S/T 1924 5,805gt (ex SAN SALVADOR-Br 1939)

1941: 8/30; 12/13


LOSADA: Br M/V 1921 6,520gt

1943: 3/4 1944: 4/22R; 8/8


LOSMAR: Am S/S 1919 5,549gt

1941: 6/4; 10/28 1942: 6/12

9/24/1942: Torpedoed and sunk by IJN submarine I-165 at eastern approach to Eight Degree Channel in Laccadive Islands

at 07 40N-74 15E. Voyage: Port Said and Aden for Colombo and Calcutta with salt as ballast.


LOSSIEBANK: Br M/V Reefer 1930 5,627gt

1939: 9/7

Arr 1940: 1/25; 2/5; 6/29; 12/2

1941: 1/4

1943: 2/6 delayed for repairs-clearance surrendered 2/9
LOT M. MORRILL: Am (EC2) 1944 7,176gt

1944: 11/4

1945: 4/2; 6/5; 7/31
LOT WHITCOMB: Am (EC2) 1943 7,180gt

1944: 3/12; 6/1; 8/2; 10/28


LOTTA: Dmk S/S 1938 1,858gt

1939: 11/1

Arr 1940: 1/13; 3/21; 3/28

1941: As Chilean 10/4

1940: On arrival laid up at Talcahuano, Chile.

2/16/1941: Transferred to Chile renamed Tolten*(sunk).


LOU GEHRIG: Am (EC2) 1943 7,176gt

1943: 2/13; 7/8; 12/28

1944: 3/10

1945: 2/6; 4/27; 6/15


LOUIS A. SENGTELLER: Am (EC2) 1943 7,176gt

1944: 3/22; 7/14


LOUIS BAMBERGER: Am (EC2) 1944 7,240gt

1944: 12/27 1945: 3/17


LOUIS D. BRANDEIS: Am (EC2) 1943 7,200gt

1943: 3/27; 11/5 1944: 1/20; 6/8 1945: 1/22; 3/23


LOUIS HENNEPIN: Am (EC2) 1943 7,176gt

1945: 3/7


LOUIS JOLIET: Am (EC2) 1943 7,194gt

1943: 7/14; 12/7 1944: 4/29


LOUIS KOSSUTH: Am (EC2) 1943 7,176gt

1943: 12/29 1944: 2/26 1945: 3/28; 5/20

8/23/1944: Torpedoed by U989 in English Channel about 24nm southeast of Durlston Head at 50 14N-01 41W. Towed to

Cowes on Isle of Wight arr 8/25 with all on board. Taken in tow 9/10 for Cardiff.

Voyage: Southampton for Utah Beach, Normandy with US troops, vehicles and equipment.
LOUIS L. D.: France M/V 1936 5,267gt

1939: 12/11 Arr 1940: 3/18; 5/29

1941: Renamed Fomalhaut*(France).
LOUIS MARSHALL: Am (EC2) 1943 7,176gt

1944: 4/11


LOUIS MCLANE: Am (EC2-LTS) 1942 7,176gt

1944: 4/28; 11/28 1945: 2/15; 4/27


LOUISA M. ALCOTT: Am (EC2-LTS) 1943 7,176gt

1945: 3/8


LOUISBOURG PARK: Br/Can (Park-V) 1944 7,160gt

1945: 1/4; 3/12


LOUISE LYKES: Am S/S (C2-F) 1941 6,155gt

1941: 11/8

1942: 5/13; 10/27; 12/30

1/9/1943: Torpedoed and sunk by U384 about 300nm southwest of Vik, Iceland at 58 55N-23 40W. Ship exploded.

No survivors. 83 Lives lost. Voyage: Sailed independently from New York for Belfast and Cardiff with munitions.
LOUISE LYKES: Am S/S (C2-S-AJ1) 1945 8,335gt

1945: 5/25


LOUISIANA: Am M/T 1937 8,587gt

1942: 5/22

8/17/1942: Torpedoed and sunk by U108 about 155nm NNE of Cayenne, French Guiana at 07 24N-51 33W. Caught fire.

Exploded. No survivors. Voyage: Aruba and Trinidad for Rio de Janeiro with gasoline and gas oil.


LOURENCO MARQUES: Portugal S/S Pass 1905 6,298gt

1941: 2/21


LOVCEN: Yug S/S 1911 2,390gt

Arr 1940: 10/23

1941: As Panamanian 1/4; 7/12
LOWLANDER: Br M/V Reefer 1925 8,059gt (ex LEME-Italy 1941)

1942: 3/27 delayed-proceeding 3/31

6/1940: As Leme, taken over by US Government in a US port.

1941: Transferred to UK renamed Lowlander.


LSD-9, HMS: Br Landing Ship, Dock 1943 (USN type LSD)

1943: 10/23-S

1943: To RN, originally named Battleax. Renamed HMS Eastway.
LST-( * ), HMS: Br Landing Ship, Tank (USN type LST)

All vessels cleared port in 1943.

# 2 5/8-S # 163 5/8-S # 364 3/20-S # 411 3/20-S

9 5/20-S 164 5/11-S 365 3/4-S 412 3/11

11 5/8-S 165 5/11-S 366 3/24-S 413 3/20-S

12 5/5-S 180 8/12-S 367 3/20-S 414 4/5-S

33 10/4 200 5/11-S 368 3/20-S 415 4/5-S

35 10/4 214 8/12-S 401 2/15-S 416 4/5-S

36 10/4 216 9/16-S 403 1/17-S 417 4/27-S

37 10/4 217 9/16-S 404 4/5-S 418 4/8-S

63 5/11-S 238 8/12-S 405 4/5-S 421 3/11

64 5/11-S 305 3/4-S 406 3/24-S 422 4/27-S

79 8/12-S 319 3/24-S 407 3/20-S 424 4/8-S

80 8/12-S 321 3/24-S 408 4/5-S 430 4/27-S

159 5/26-S 323 3/20-S 409 3/20-S

162 5/20-S 324 3/11

LST..33; 35; 36 and 37 Cleared as Greek vessels for passage to UK.

LST.324; 412; 421 Cleared for passage to Curacao and Freetown.

LST.64: Stranded at Naples on 3/2/43. Damaged. Salved.

LST.79: Sunk in an air attack on 9/30/43 off Ajaccio, Corsica.

LST.80: Mined and sunk 3/19/45 in English Channel off Ostend.

LST.216 and 217 Fitted out as Fire Direction Tenders FDT.216 and 217 respectively.

LST.216: Torpedoed and sunk by aircraft on 7/7/44 off Balfleur, northern France.

LST.305: Torpedoed and sunk by U230 on 2/20/44 off Anzio at 41 14N-12 31E.

LST.364: Torpedoed and sunk by U boat on 2/22/45 off Ramsgate, UK.

LST.404: Torpedoed by U741 on 8/15/44 southeast of St. Katherine's Point. Beached in two parts at Ryde.

LST.405: In collision with General M.M. Patrick (Am) off Colombo on 3/27/45. Total Loss.

LST 407 Driven ashore by high winds off Baia in Meditteranean on 2/26/44. Total Loss.

LST.411: Mined 12/31/43 while en route from La Madallena, Sardinia to Bastia, Corsica.

Drifted ashore 8 miles south of Bastia. Abandoned due to bad weather. Sank on following day.

LST.414: Torpedoed by Italian aircraft on 8/15/43 off the Cani Rocks. Beached north of Bizerte.

LST.415: Torpedoed by German MTBs on 1/16/45 off Tongue Light Vessel. Beached at Thurrock. Total Loss.

LST.418: Torpedoed and sunk by U230 on 2/16/44 off Anzio.

LST.422: Mined and sunk on 1/26/1944 off Anzio.


LUANGO: Portugal S/S 1905 3,252gt (ex INSPECTOR BENEDETTI-Arg 1942)

1942: 5/8; 7/11


LUBRAFOL: Belgium M/T 1924 7,138gt

Arr 1940: 5/18; 6/7; 7/31; 10/16

1941: As Panamanian 7/10; 7/29; 8/16; 9/2; 9/20; 10/9; 10/29; 11/17

1942: AS Panamanian 1/16; 2/7; 4/2

5/9/1942: As Panamanian ship, torpedoed and sunk by U564 off Boca Raton and Delray, Florida at 26 26N-80W.

Caught fire. Abandoned. Sank while adrift. Voyage: Aruba for New York with fuel oil.


LUCELLUM: Br M/T 1939 9,425gt

1941: 7/25

1942: 11/16R; 12/14R

1943: 3/17; 5/18; 7/7; 11/5; 12/21

1944: 2/6R; 2/11; 5/13; 5/18; 10/19; 11/27

1945: 1/12; 3/13

12/19/1941: Damaged in air attack 5 miles west of Bardsey Island, Wales. Towed to Holyhead arr 12/21 to partially

discharge cargo. Towed to Liverpool arr 1/8/1942. Voyage: Aruba for Swansea with oil and gasoline.


LUCERNA: Br M/T 1930 6,556gt

1941: 9/19

1942: 9/3R; 10/24R

1943: 2/19; 2/27; 8/6; 11/12

1944: 7/15

1945: 7/3

8/2/1940: Damaged by torpedo and gunfire from U99 about 250nm WNW of Erris Head, Ireland at 55 18N-16 39W.

Arr at Greenock 8/4 and Glasgow 8/8. Voyage: Swansea in convoy OB 191 for Abadan in ballast.


LUCIA C.: Italy S/S 1922 6,123gt

1939: 10/21 Arr 1940: 2/26

6/40/1940: Sought refuge from war at Vigo, Spain.

9/8/1943: Surrendered to Allied control at Gibraltar.

4/9/1945: Ship laden with munitions exploded at Bari taking 350 lives. Grounded. Later salved and broken up.
LUCIEN B. MAXWELL: Am (EC2) 1943 7,244gt

1943: 12/28 1944: 3/27; 10/24 1945: 1/22

8/6/1945: Ran aground in Seine Estuary. Broke in two and sank into quicksand. Total Loss.

Voyage: New Orleans for Le Havre and Rouen with cotton.


LUCIFERO: Italy S/T 1912 4,000gt

1939: 12/15 Arr 1940: 3/12

6/10/1940: Laid up after arriving in Tampico.

12/8/1941: Taken over by Mexico renamed Potrero Del Llano*(sunk).


LUCIJANA: Yug S/S 1928 4,067gt

1941: 12/20 1942: 3/13


LUCIUS FAIRCHILD: Am (EC2) 1943 7,176gt

1945: 2/24; 5/29


LUCIUS Q. C. LAMAR: Am (EC2) 1943 7,191gt

1943: 4/11 detained-now proceeding 4/15; 7/1; 9/11

1944: 4/17; 8/30

1945: 1/25


LUCRETIA MOTT: Am (EC2-LTS) 1943 7,176gt

1943: 7/7 1945: 5/7


LUCULUS: Br M/T 1929 6,546gt

Arr 1940: 5/29

1941: 6/14; 8/23; 11/25

1942: 8/20 detained-awaiting navy orders-clearance surrendered-register surrendered 8/28

1943: 1/5; 3/6; 5/1; 6/5; 11/20

1944: 1/26; 2/19; 5/10

1945: 2/21
LUCY EVELYN: Am Schooner 1917 374gt

1942: 11/11 1943: 10/1

7/1/1940: Struck in the stern by passenger steamer Yarmouth*in thick fog 30 miles east of Mount Desert Rock, Cape Cod.

11/15/1942: Shelled by a submarine about 100nm NNE of Cartagena, Colombia at 12N-75W. No damage reported.

Arr in Barranquilla, Colombia.

10/26/1943: Grounded in a gale when anchor chains broke while anchored by Handkerchief Shoal in Nantucket Sound,

Massachusetts. The grounding holed the bottom. Repaired.
LUCY STONE: Am (EC2) 1943 7,176gt

1943: 11/4

1944: 3/18; 9/19; 12/24
LULEA: Swe M/V 1922 5,611gt

1939: 10/3; 12/8-voyage abandoned-clearance cancelled 12/9

7/11/1942: Torpedoed and sunk by Soviet submarine S-7 in Baltic Sea about 10nm southeast of Vastervik, Sweden at

57 39 15N-16 54 30E. Voyage: Lulea (Sweden) in a convoy to Germany with iron ore.


LULING: Br (T1-M-A1) 1943 1,164gt

1944: 1/13


LUMINETTA: Br S/T 1927 6,159gt

1939: 9/14

1941: 7/11; 8/30

1942: 6/29R; 8/20; 11/6

1943: 2/6 detained for repairs-proceeding 2/18; 5/18; 8/6; 10/23; 12/8

1944: 2/29


LUNA: Du S/S 1922 1,456gt

1939: 9/8; 10/14; 11/17; 12/22

Arr 1940: 1/30; 3/11; 4/19; 6/3; 7/1; 7/27; 8/23; 9/24; 10/21; 11/18; 12/18

1941: 1/17; 2/15; 3/14; 4/12; 5/8; 6/24; 8/13; 10/7; 11/8; 12/27

1942: 2/11
LUNDBY: Dmk S/S 1926 4,150gt

Arr 1940: 4/22

1941: Transferred to Panama renamed Pink Star*(sunk).
LUNSFORD RICHARDSON: Am (EC2) 1944 7,198gt

1945: 2/20


LUSO: Portugal S/S 1912 6,207gt

1941: 6/27 1942: 4/29


LUTHER MARTIN: Am (EC2-LTS) 1942 7,191gt

1942: 8/8 detained-proceeding 8/13

1943: 4/26

1945: 2/16


LUTZ: Nor S/S 1933 1,416gt

1939: 9/12; 10/7; 11/30

Arr 1940: 1/13; 3/11

1941: 1/21; 3/3; 3/26; 5/2; 5/17; 6/7; 7/3; 7/19; 7/24; 8/16; 9/9; 10/7; 10/22; 11/1; 12/6

1942: 6/8; 6/15; 7/21

1943: 1/21

1944: 2/4
LUXOR: Br M/T 1930 6,554gt

1941: 10/16 1944: 9/5

1945: 2/27; 4/21 detained-waiting navy orders-proceeding 4/29-detained for repairs-proceeding 5/3; 7/2; 7/24; 8/14

2/22/1941: Damaged in air attack at Swansea.


LYDIA M.: Brazil S/S 1906 3,664gt

1941: 2/19 1942: 2/2


LYLEPARK: Br S/S 1929 5,186gt

Arr 1940: 12/30 1941: 1/10 1942: 5/16

6/11/1942: Sunk by gunfire from KM raider Michel in South Atlantic, WNW of St. Helena at approx 14S-10W.

Voyage: New York for Cape Town with military and general cargo.


LYMAN ABBOTT: Am (EC2-FTS) 1943 7,176gt

1943: 8/20

12/2/1943: Damaged in air attack while at anchor in the Bari Harbor disaster. Left next day for Augusta arr 12/12.

Left 1/10/1944 for USA. Voyage: Norfolk (lv 11/4) and Baltimore to Bari with military supplies.


LYMAN HALL: Am (EC2) 1943 7,176gt

1943: 11/18

1944: 2/19; 5/3; 12/18

1945: 3/3


LYMAN STEWART: Am (EC2) 1943 7,176gt

1945: 2/18

9/7/1943: Attacked by IJN submarine I-27 which fired five torpedoes at the ship about 110nm southeast of city of Male

in Maldive Islands at 03 30N-75E. Four torpedoes missed. One that hit was a dud which caused slight damage.

Voyage: Sailed independently from Colombo (lv 9/5) for Durban with groundnuts.
LYNGHAUG: Nor S/S 1919 2,829gt

Arr 1940: 3/7; 5/17; 10/16

1942: 10/26

1943: 1/6R; 3/22; 5/6

11/1943: Ran aground before arriving at Preston, while en route from Casablanca to Preston. Refloated. Cargo discharged

at Preston. Taken to Newcastle for repairs where the vessel was inspected and condemned.

6/9/1944: Scuttled as a breakwater blockship in Gooseberry 3 off Gold Beach, Arromanches, Normandy.
LYON (AP-71), USS: USN Transport (C3) 1940 (ex MORMACTIDE*Am 1942)

1942: 12/17-S 1943: 2/15-S


LYON'S CREEK: Am (T2) 1944 10,296gt

1944: 5/11; 7/17; 8/2; 8/30


LYRAS: Gre S/S (War) 1918 5,685gt

Arr 1940: 9/9 1943: 2/12


LYSEFJORD: Nor S/S 1915 1,091gt

Arr 1940: 1/12; 2/24; 4/8

1942: 2/7

4/1/1943: Torpedoed and sunk by U155 about 56nm west of Havana at 23 09N-83 24W.



Voyage: Tampa for Tela (Honduras) and Puerto Barrios (Guatemala) with lumber, asphalt and machinery.


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