Egyptian Sailing ship
|Date of attack||30 Jul 1942||Nationality: Egyptian|
|Fate||Sunk by U-77 (Heinrich Schonder)|
|Position||Grid CP 2698|
|Complement||10 (0 dead and 10 survivors).|
|Route||Cyprus - Lebanon|
|Notes on loss|
At 12.16 hours on 30 July, U-77 fired torpedoes at a small destroyer and heard three hits, but no detonations, after 61 seconds. However, seven minutes later there was a dull (presumed internal) explosion. U-77 may have hit the Fany, which was not spotted as she was sailing beyond the escort vessel that was targeted.
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