Cuban Steam tanker
|Completed||1883 - Oswald, Mordount & Co, Southampton|
|Owner||Cuba Distilling Co Inc, New York|
|Date of attack||13 May 1943||Nationality: Cuban|
|Fate||Sunk by U-176 (Reiner Dierksen)|
|Position||21.25N, 76.40W - Grid DM 69|
|Complement||34 (23 dead and 11 survivors).|
|Route||Port Everglades, Florida - Havana - Manzanilla, Cuba|
|History||Built as Ladakh, 1903 renamed Ninfa. 1920 renamed Mambi and 1921 converted to a molasses tanker. |
|Notes on event|
The Mambi (Master Ramon Alvarez Iturralde) was hit by one torpedo and sank fast. Of 29 Cuban crew members and five American armed guards, only the master, nine crew members and one armed guard survived.
|On board||We have details of 34 people who were on board.|
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