Ships hit by U-boats


Nisr

Egyptian Sailing ship


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NameNisr
Type:Sailing ship
Tonnage80 tons
Completed 
Owner 
Homeport 
Date of attack25 Jun 1943Nationality:      Egyptian
 
FateSunk by U-81 (Johann-Otto Krieg)
Position32° 03'N, 33° 54'E - Grid CP 8232
Complement2 (0 dead and 2 survivors).
Convoy
Routeto Jaffa 
CargoFoodstuffs 
History  
Notes on event

At 10.30 hours on 25 June 1943 the Nisr (approx. 50 tons) was sunk by U-81 with 12 rounds from the deck gun about 40 miles northwest of Gaza. The vessel had been stopped by a shot across the bow and the crew abandoned ship. The survivors made landfall the next day.

 

Location of attack on Nisr.

ship sunk.


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