Syrian Sailing ship
|Date of attack||20 Oct 1942||Nationality: Syrian|
|Fate||Sunk by U-77 (Otto Hartmann)|
|Position||34° 21'N, 35° 06'E - Grid CP 5365|
|Complement||? men (0 dead and ? survivors).|
|Route||Haifa - Famagusta, Cyprus|
|Notes on event|
At 22.35 hours on 20 October 1942 the Mahrous was sunk by U-77 with eight rounds from the deck gun about 30 miles west of Chekka, Lebanon. The crew had abandoned ship in a boat and landed at Tripoli in the evening on 21 October.
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