Greek Steam merchant
|Completed||1916 - J. Blumer & Co Ltd, North Dock, Sunderland|
|Owner||Georgandis Bros, Piræus|
|Date of attack||19 Jun 1940||Nationality: Greek|
|Fate||Sunk by U-28 (Günter Kuhnke)|
|Position||49.35N, 11.15W - Grid BF 1448|
|Complement||? men (1 dead and ? survivors).|
|Route||Rosario - Cork|
|History||Completed in November 1916 as British Portrush for Portland SS Co Ltd (R. McNeill & Sons), Cardiff. 1918 renamed Portrushton for R. McNeill & Sons, Cardiff. 1923 renamed Portvale for Portvale SS Co Ltd (R.T.S. & W.S. Hinde), Cardiff. 1932 sold to Greece and renamed Adamandios Georgandis. |
|Notes on event|
At 19.29 hours on 19 Jun, 1940, the unescorted Adamandios Georgandis was hit in the engine room by a torpedo from U-28 and sank southwest of Ireland after being hit aft by a coup de grâce at 20.00 hours.
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