Ships hit by U-boats


Yahiya

Syrian Sailing ship


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NameYahiya
Type:Sailing ship
Tonnage64 tons
Completed 
Owner 
Homeport 
Date of attack2 Feb 1944Nationality:      Syrian
 
FateSunk by U-453 (Dierk L├╝hrs)
PositionGrid CP 3478
Complement? men (0 dead and ? survivors).
Convoy
RouteMersin - Haifa 
Cargo 
History  
Notes on event

On 1 and 2 Feb, 1944, U-453 rammed and sank four sailing vessels (Agia Paraskevi, Salem, Himli and Yahiya) in the Eastern Mediterranean.

At 03.40 hours on 2 February, the Yahiya was rammed and sunk by U-453 6 miles west of Cape Basit.

 


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