Syrian Sailing ship
|Date of attack||26 Jan 1943||Nationality: Syrian|
|Fate||Sunk by U-431 (Dietrich Schöneboom)|
|Position||Grid CP 2947|
|Complement||? men (? dead and ? survivors).|
|Route||Cyprus - Haifa|
|Notes on event|
Between 02.45 and 03.16 hours, the sailing vessel Hassan was rammed five times by U-431. At 03.33 hours, the U-boat shelled the vessel with her 8.8cm and 2cm gun and set her on fire. The U-boat then left the burning and sinking ship.
* 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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