Egyptian Sailing ship
|Date of attack||22 Apr 1942||Nationality: Egyptian|
|Fate||Sunk by U-81 (Friedrich Guggenberger)|
|Position||Grid CP 5688|
|Complement||? men (? dead and ? survivors).|
|Notes on event|
At 22.50 hours on 17 April, the U-boat reported an unidentified sailing vessel of 80 tons damaged by gunfire in grid CP 5953.
At 04.45 hours on 22 Apr, 1942, U-81 shelled and sank two sailing vessels off Palestine. One of them was the El Saadiah and the other could not be identified.
* Estimated position shown here is based on positions of losses in a roughly the same German grid code. It may be a bit off but should give a good idea as to where the attack took place.
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