Ships hit by U-boats


Sabah el Kheir

Egyptian Sailing ship


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NameSabah el Kheir
Type:Sailing ship
Tonnage36 tons
Completed 
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Date of attack11 Feb 1943Nationality:      Egyptian
 
FateSunk by U-81 (Johann-Otto Krieg)
PositionGrid CP 2953
Complement? men (? dead and ? survivors).
Convoy
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History  
Notes on event

Between 11.25 and 11.45 hours on 11 Feb, 1943, U-81 shelled and sank three sailing vessels in a convoy, the Husni, Dolphin and Al Kasbanah, 40 miles west of Tripoli.
At 15.05 hours the same day, the U-boat sank the Sabah el Kheir with gunfire off Jaffa.

 


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