One and a Half Degree Channel - South-west of the Maldives near coordinates 01°25'N 72°22E
Cause of Death:
Lost when the SS Khedive Ismail was sunk
East Africa Memorial, Kenya
Sailing on 6 February 1944 from Kilindini Harbour at Mombasa, Kenya to Colombo, Ceylon in Convoy KR-8, the SS Khedive Ismail was attacked by a B1 type Japanese submarine. The Khedive Ismail was hit by two torpedoes. 1297 perished.
Britain at War
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