Palestinian Sailing ship
|Date of attack||16 Aug 1942||Nationality: Palestinian|
|Fate||Sunk by U-77 (Heinrich Schonder)|
|Position||Grid CP 5383|
|Complement||? men (0 dead and ? survivors).|
|Route||Haifa - Cyprus|
|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 Daniel (approx. 100 tons) was sunk at 23.34 hours on 16 Aug, 1942.
* Estimated position shown here is based on positions of losses in a roughly the same German grid code. It may be a bit off but should give a good idea as to where the attack took place.
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