Ships hit by U-boats


Violando N. Goulandris

Greek Steam merchant



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NameViolando N. Goulandris
Type:Steam merchant
Tonnage3,598 tons
Completed1919 - NV Rotterdamsche Droogdok Mij, Rotterdam 
OwnerGoulandris Bros, Piræus 
HomeportAndros 
Date of attack11 Jun 1940Nationality:      Greek
 
FateSunk by U-48 (Hans Rudolf Rösing)
Position44.04N, 12.30W - Grid BE 9397
Complement28 (6 dead and 22 survivors).
Convoy
RouteSanta Fe - Waterford 
CargoWheat 
History Laid down as Delfshaven, completed as Walcheren, 1932 renamed Violando N. Goulandris 
Notes on event

At 01.10 hours on 11 Jun, 1940, the unescorted Violando N. Goulandris was hit aft by one torpedo from U-48 west-northwest of Cape Finisterre and sank by the stern after 15 minutes.

 

Location of attack on Violando N. Goulandris.

ship sunk.


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