Greek Steam merchant
|Completed||1904 - Greenock & Grangemouth Dockyard Co Ltd, Greenock|
|Owner||T. Papadimitriou, Piræus|
|Date of attack||25 Jun 1941||Nationality: Greek|
|Fate||Sunk by U-108 (Klaus Scholtz)|
|Position||51° 00'N, 41° 00'W - Grid AJ 9976|
|Complement||? men (? dead - no survivors)|
|Route||Liverpool (9 Jun) - River Mersey (14 Jun) - Wabana, Newfoundland|
|History||Completed in October 1904 as Luchana for Clyde Commercial Steamships Ltd (Donald & Taylor), Glasgow. 1933 sold to Greece and renamed Ellinico for Sardi, Andreadaki & Stavridi, Piræus. |
|Notes on event|
At 06.20 hours on 25 June 1941 the Ellinico, dispersed from convoy OG-65, was hit amidships by one torpedo from U-108 and sank by the stern within three minutes. The ship had been spotted at 20.37 hours the day before and missed with two torpedoes just after midnight.
|On board||We have details of 1 people who were on board.|
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