Ships hit by U-boats


Dolphin

Palestinian Sailing ship


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NameDolphin
Type:Sailing ship
Tonnage135 tons
Completed 
Owner 
Homeport 
Date of attack11 Feb 1943Nationality:      Palestinian
 
FateSunk by U-81 (Johann-Otto Krieg)
Position35° 02'N, 34° 35'E - Grid CP 5326
Complement7 (0 dead and 7 survivors).
Convoy
RouteBeirut - Cyprus 
CargoPetrol 
History  
Notes on event

Between 11.25 and 11.45 hours on 11 Feb 1943, U-81 shelled and sank three sailing vessels in a convoy, the Husni, Dolphin and Al Kasbanah, 40 miles west of Tripoli.
At 15.05 hours the same day, the U-boat sank the Sabah el Kheir with gunfire off Jaffa.

 

Location of attack on Dolphin.

ship sunk.


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