Ships hit by U-boats


Nelly

Syrian Sailing ship


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NameNelly
Type:Sailing ship
Tonnage80 tons
Completed 
Owner 
Homeport 
Date of attack26 Jun 1943Nationality:      Syrian
 
FateSunk by U-81 (Johann-Otto Krieg)
Position34° 39'N, 34° 26'E - Grid CP 5316
Complement? men (0 dead and ? survivors).
Convoy
RouteCyprus - Beirut 
CargoFoodstuffs, including potatoes 
History  
Notes on event

At 14.10 hours on 26 June 1943 the Nelly (T 34), of approx. 80 tons, was sunk by U-81 with 30 rounds from the deck gun about 25 miles southeast of Cape Greco, Cyprus. Its crew made landfall at Tripoli, Syria at 11.30 hours on 27 June.

 

Location of attack on Nelly.

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