Palestinian Sailing ship
|Date of attack||8 Jun 1942||Nationality: Palestinian|
|Fate||Sunk by U-83 (Hans-Werner Kraus)|
|Position||33.35N, 35.15E - Grid CP 5663|
|Complement||? men (? dead - no survivors)|
|Route||to Limassol, Cyprus|
|Cargo||Foodstuffs, including beans and vegetables|
|Notes on event|
At 23.30 hours on 8 Jun, 1942, U-83 began to shell the Esther (approx. 100 tons) until the sailing vessel sank after being set on fire about 6 miles west-northwest of Sidon.
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