Ships hit by U-boats


Salem

Lebanese Sailing ship


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NameSalem
Type:Sailing ship
Tonnage81 tons
Completed 
Owner 
Homeport 
Date of attack1 Feb 1944Nationality:      Lebanese
 
FateSunk by U-453 (Dierk Lührs)
Position35° 51'N, 35° 14'E - Grid CP 2696
Complement? men (0 dead and ? survivors).
Convoy
RouteMersin - Haifa 
Cargo 
History  
Notes on event

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

At 21.25 hours on 1 February, the Salem was rammed and sunk by U-453 about 8 miles off Soueidie.

 

Location of attack on Salem.

ship sunk.


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