Egyptian Sailing ship
|Date of attack||12 Oct 1942||Nationality: Egyptian|
|Fate||A total loss by U-559 (Hans Heidtmann)|
|Position||Grid CP 5|
|Complement||? men (? dead and ? survivors).|
|Notes on event|
On 13 Oct, 1942, the Bringhi arrived off Alexandria after being machine-gunned by an U-boat and was put on a reef outside of the harbour, where it sank after breaking up. The survivors of U-559 claimed the sinking of two sailing vessels on the last patrol of the U-boat.
* Estimated position shown here is based on positions of losses in a roughly the same German grid code. It may be a bit off but should give a good idea as to where the attack took place.
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