Greek Steam merchant
|Completed||1909 - NV Scheepswerf Voorheen Jan Smit Czn, Alblasserdam|
|Owner||Goulandris Bros, Piræus|
|Date of attack||14 Apr 1942||Nationality: Greek|
|Fate||Sunk by U-66 (Richard Zapp)|
|Position||12° 50'N, 60° 30'W - Grid ED 9619|
|Complement||23 (14 dead and 9 survivors).|
|Route||Paramaribo - St. Thomas - New York|
|History||Completed in June 1909 as Dutch Noordwijk for NV Mij SS Nordwijk (Erhardt & Dekkers), Rotterdam. 1933 sold to Greece and renamed Korthion. |
|Notes on event|
At 16.36 hours on 14 April 1942 the unescorted Korthion was hit amidships by one torpedo from U-66 and sank immediately south of Barbados.
|On board||We have details of 23 people who were on board.|
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