Yugoslavian Sailing ship
|Completed||1917 - J.Th. Wilmink & Co, Groningen|
|Owner||Marjan Kozulic, Ist, Croatia|
|Date of attack||20 Nov 1943||Nationality: Yugoslavian|
|Fate||Sunk by U-453 (Egon Reiner Freiherr von Schlippenbach)|
|Position||41° 09'N, 16° 51'E - Grid CJ 6689|
|Complement||? men (? dead and ? survivors).|
|History||Completed in September 1917 as Dutch 3-masted schooner Volkerak for NV Hollandsche Algemeene Atlantische Scheepvaart Mij., Amsterdam. 1920 sold to Italy and renamed Gina for Società Saline e Industrie della Somalia, Milano. 1925 sold to Yugoslavia and renamed Jela for A. Babarovic & Co. 1928 sold to Marjan Kozulic, Ist, Croatia. |
|Notes on event|
On 20 Nov 1943 the Jela struck a mine laid on 11 November by U-453 off Bari and sank.
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