French Steam merchant
|Completed||1939 - Chantier de Normandie, Grand Quévilly, Rouen|
|Owner||Société Navale Caennaise (G. Lamy & Cie), Caen|
|Date of attack||24 Sep 1939||Nationality: French|
|Fate||Sunk by U-13 (Karl Daublebsky von Eichhain)|
|Position||52° 09'N, 1° 43'E - Grid AN 7668|
|Complement||? men (0 dead and ? survivors).|
|Route||Immingham - Bayonne|
|History||Completed in February 1939 |
|Notes on event|
At 01.00 hours on 24 Sep 1939 the Phryné struck a mine laid on 4 September by U-13 and sank 3,5 miles east of Aldeburgh Lightvessel. All crew members were rescued by the Aldeburgh rescue boat and brought to Aldeburgh, where several wounded were taken care in the hospital.
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