Santiago de Cuba
Cuban Steam merchant
|Name||Santiago de Cuba|
|Completed||1908 - AG Neptun Schiffswerft und Maschinenfabrik, Rostock|
|Owner||Empresa Naviera de Cuba SA, Havana|
|Date of attack||12 Aug 1942||Nationality: Cuban|
|Fate||Sunk by U-508 (Georg Staats)|
|Position||24.20N, 81.50W - Grid DM 2748|
|Complement||29 (10 dead and 19 survivors).|
|Route||Port Everglades - Key West - Havana|
Built as German Clara Mennig, taken over by the USA in May 1917. Later renamed Yadkin, Caridad Sala and Santiago de Cuba.
|Notes on event|
|On board||We have details of 11 people who were on board.|
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