Omar el Kattab
Syrian Sailing ship
|Name||Omar el Kattab|
|Date of attack||25 Jan 1943||Nationality: Syrian|
|Fate||Sunk by U-431 (Dietrich Schöneboom)|
|Position||Grid CP 2927|
|Complement||? men (? dead and ? survivors).|
|Route||Cyprus - Haifa|
|Notes on event|
At 18.36 hours on 25 Jan, 1943, the Omar el Kattab was rammed and sunk by U-431 east of Cyprus.
* 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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