Greek Steam merchant
|Completed||1914 - Antwerp Engineering Co Ltd, Hoboken|
|Owner||George N. Condylis, Andros|
|Date of attack||10 Aug 1942||Nationality: Greek|
|Fate||Sunk by U-438 (Rudolf Franzius)|
|Position||57N, 22.30W - Grid AL 2913|
|Complement||35 (9 dead and 26 survivors).|
|Route||Sorel - Sydney - London|
|Cargo||6924 tons of grain and trucks|
Completed in May 1914 as British Lowther Castle for Lancashire Shipping Co Ltd (J. Chambers & Co), Liverpool. 1933 sold to Greece and renamed Condylis.
|Notes on event|
At 12.20 hours on 10 Aug, 1942, U-660 (Baur) fired a single torpedo, followed one minute later by a spread of two and then another single torpedo at the convoy SC-94 south of Iceland from the starboard side. They heard a detonation after 47 seconds, two more after 1 minute 30 seconds and a fourth after another 50 seconds. At 12.21 hours, U-438 attacked the convoy from the port side and observed a detonation after 2 minutes 30 seconds.
|On board||We have details of 1 people who were on board.|
Attack entries for Condylis
|10 Aug 1942||U-660||Oblt. Götz Baur||Damaged||4,439|
|10 Aug 1942||U-438||Rudolf Franzius||Sunk||4,439|
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