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)
Position - Grid CP 2947
Complement? men (? dead and ? survivors).
Convoy
RouteCyprus - Haifa 
Cargo 
History  
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.

 


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