Ships hit by U-boats


St. Simon

Egyptian Sailing ship


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NameSt. Simon
Type:Sailing ship
Tonnage100 tons
Completed 
Owner 
Homeport 
Date of attack1 Aug 1942Nationality:      Egyptian
 
FateSunk by U-77 (Heinrich Schonder)
Position - Grid CP 5395
Complement? men (0 dead and ? survivors).
Convoy
RouteBeirut - Larnaka 
Cargo27.000 tins of benzine 
History  
Notes on event

At 13.35 hours on 1 Aug 1942 the St. Simon (approx. 100 tons) was shelled by U-77 with seven rounds from the deck gun after the crew had abandoned ship and sank in flames 35 miles northwest of Beirut.

 


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