Greek Steam merchant
|Completed||1914 - William Pickersgill & Sons Ltd, Sunderland|
|Owner||G.C. Dracoulis, Athens|
|Date of attack||6 Feb 1943||Nationality: Greek|
|Fate||Sunk by U-266 (Ralf von Jessen)|
|Position||53.04N, 33.04W - Grid AK 9142|
|Complement||? men (? dead and 2 survivors).|
|Route||St. John, New Brunswick - Halifax - Belfast Lough - Avonmouth|
|Cargo||5764 tons of grain and 423 tons of government stores|
|Notes on event|
At 19.17 hours on 6 Feb, 1943, the Polyktor was torpedoed by U-266 and sank after two coups de grâce at 19.30 and 19.32 hours. The ship was straggling from convoy SC-118 due to problems with the rudder. The master and one crew member were taken prisoner.
|On board||We have details of 11 people who were on board.|
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