Ships hit by U-boats


Hassan

Syrian Sailing ship


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NameHassan
Type:Sailing ship
Tonnage80 tons
Completed 
Owner 
Homeport 
Date of attack26 Jan 1943Nationality:      Syrian
 
FateSunk by U-431 (Dietrich Schöneboom)
Position35° 09'N, 34° 10'E - Grid CP 2947
Complement? men (0 dead and ? survivors).
Convoy
RouteBeirut - Famagusta, Cyprus 
CargoMilitary supplies 
History  
Notes on event

Between 02.45 and 03.16 hours on 26 January 1943 the sailing vessel Hassan was unsuccessfully rammed four times by U-431 about 10 miles east of Famagusta, Cyprus. At 03.33 hours, the U-boat shelled the vessel with her deck gun and 20mm anti-aircraft gun until leaving a burning and sinking wreck behind.

 

Location of attack on Hassan.

ship sunk.


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