Convoy PQ.8

Convoy PQ.8

 

Departed from Hvalfjord January 8, 1942
Arrived Archangel January 17, 1942
No. of vessels (Hague) 8
No. of vessels accounted for here

8

Vessels lost from convoy

0

Note: HMS MATABELE was sunk by U-454.
HARMATRISwas damaged by U-454.


Vessel
Tons
Built
Notes
BRITISH PRIDE (Br)
7,106
1931
 
BRITISH WORKMAN (Br)
6,994
1922
 
DARTFORD (Br)
4,093
1930
 
EL ALMIRANTE (Pan)
5,248
1917
 
HARMATRIS (Br)
5,395
1932
 
LARRANGA (Am)
3,804
1917
 
SOUTHGATE (Br)
4,862
1926
 
STARY BOLSHEVIK (Ru)
3,974
1933
 


7 escorts were associated (at least in part) with convoy PQ.8.



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HARRIER    HAZARD    MATABELE    SHARPSHOOTER    SOMALI   
SPEEDWELL    TRINIDAD               

Escort(s) lost or damaged:

MATABELE
Torpedoed by U-454 in convoy PQ-8 on 17 Jan, 1942.
(198 dead and 2 survivors).


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