Ships hit by U-boats


Bab el Farag

Egyptian Sailing ship


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NameBab el Farag
Type:Sailing ship
Tonnage105 tons
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Date of attack16 Apr 1942Nationality:      Egyptian
 
FateSunk by U-81 (Friedrich Guggenberger)
PositionGrid CP 5638
Complement? men (? dead and ? survivors).
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History  
Notes on event

At 22.50 hours on 16 Apr, 1942, U-81 shelled and sank three sailing vessels off Palestine. Two of the vessels were Bab el Farag and Fatouh el Kher, the third could not be identified.
On 17 April, U-81 reported another sailing vessel damaged by gunfire off Palestine in grid CP 5953. This vessel could also not be identified.

 


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