On This Day (24th March) – WW2 Shipwreckollections

Posted: 24 March 2016 Posted In: Shipwreckollections

SS Lafonia (1911-1943)

The British cargo ship, SS Lafonia, which was built in 1911 and weighed over 1,872 tons, was wrecked at sea on 26 March, 1943.


SS Lafonia

The Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society was able to provide 19 of the survivors with £197/8s worth of financial support – the equivalent of £8,296.26.

Picture courtesy of wrecksite.eu

Posted In: Shipwreckollections