8 Jun 1942

Indian Ocean
  • Japanese submarine I-10 sank British ship King Lud in the Mozambique Channel at 0953 hours with torpedoes, killing all aboard. In the same area, I-16 sank Greek ship Aghios Georgios IV with her deck gun and I-18 sank Norwegian ship Wilford with her deck gun. In the middle of the Indian Ocean, I-20 sank Greek ship Christos Markettos. ww2dbase [Raids into the Indian Ocean | Mozambique Channel | CPC]
12 Jun 1942

Indian Ocean
  • Japanese submarine I-16 sank Yugoslavian ship Supetar in the Mozambique Channel. In the same area, I-20 sank Panamanian ship Hellenic Trader and British ship Clifton Hall. ww2dbase [Raids into the Indian Ocean | Mozambique Channel | CPC]
28 Jun 1942

Indian Ocean
12 Jul 1942

Indian Ocean
17 Jul 1942

Indian Ocean
  • German submarine U-178 sank transport City of Canton northeast of Beira, Mozambique at 0031 hours; 8 were killed, 76 survived (one of whom was taken prisoner by the Germans). ww2dbase [Raids into the Indian Ocean | Mozambique Channel | CPC]
17 Jul 1943

Indian Ocean
  • Suffren rescued two survivors of British merchant ship City of Canton, which was sunk by torpedo in the Mozambique Channel. ww2dbase [Suffren | Mozambique Channel | CPC]

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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