Ships hit by U-boats


El Saadiah

Egyptian Sailing ship


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NameEl Saadiah
Type:Sailing ship
Tonnage122 tons
Completed 
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Homeport 
Date of attack22 Apr 1942Nationality:      Egyptian
 
FateSunk by U-81 (Friedrich Guggenberger)
PositionGrid CP 5688
Complement? men (? dead and ? survivors).
Convoy
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History  
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.

 


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