Greek Steam merchant
|Completed||1917 - Newport News Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co, Newport News VA|
|Owner||Antonios Roussos and Tramp Shipping Development Co Ltd, London|
|Date of attack||22 Nov 1939||Nationality: Greek|
|Fate||Sunk by U-26 (Klaus Ewerth)|
|Position||50° 30'N, 2° 21'W - Grid BF 3145|
|Complement||24 (0 dead and 24 survivors).|
|Route||Rosario (13 Oct) - Buenos Aires - Pernambuco - St. Vincent (10 Nov) - Antwerp|
|History||Completed in December 1917 as American Munindies for Munson SS Lines Inc, New York. 1937 sold to Greece and renamed Elena R.. |
|Notes on event|
At 23.00 hours on 22 November 1939 the Elena R. struck a mine laid on 10 September by U-26 and sank two miles south of Shambles Light Vessel. The survivors reached the Light Vessel on their own.
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