Ships hit by U-boats


Ezzet

Egyptian Sailing ship


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NameEzzet
Type:Sailing ship
Tonnage158 tons
Completed 
Owner 
Homeport 
Date of attack6 Aug 1942Nationality:      Egyptian
 
FateSunk by U-77 (Heinrich Schonder)
Position35° 45'N, 35° 06'E - Grid CP 2698
Complement? men (0 dead and ? survivors).
Convoy
RouteCyprus - Latakia 
CargoBallast 
History  
Notes on event

U-77 reported that she had sunk eight sailing vessels with gunfire between 22 July and 16 August 1942. Six of these vessels were Vassiliki, Toufic El Rahman, St. Simon, Ezzet, Kharouf and Daniel. The Adnan was only damaged and a unidentified sailing vessel was sunk on 7 August.

The Ezzet was sunk with 35 rounds from the deck gun about 25 miles east of Cyprus at 07.06 hours on 6 August 1942.

 

Location of attack on Ezzet.

ship sunk.


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