Egyptian Steam merchant
|Completed||1886 - Cammell Laird & Co Ltd, Birkenhead|
|Owner||Abdel Kader Eff. El Tartoussieh, Alexandria|
|Date of attack||8 Jun 1942||Nationality: Egyptian|
|Fate||Sunk by U-83 (Hans-Werner Kraus)|
|Position||32° 09'N, 34° 26'E - Grid CP 5979|
|Complement||14 (5 dead and 9 survivors).|
|Route||Mersin - Alexandria|
|Cargo||50-60 tons of general cargo, including tobacco|
|History||Built as Limande, later renamed Vincenzo G. and Said |
|Notes on event|
At 05.11 hours on 8 June 1942, U-83 fired two torpedoes at the Said but both missed. The U-boat then surfaced after 19 minutes and sank the ship with 50 rounds from the deck gun 15 miles southwest of Jaffa.
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