Ships hit by U-boats

Kassandra Louloudis

Greek Steam merchant

Photo Courtesy of Library of Contemporary History, Stuttgart

NameKassandra Louloudis
Type:Steam merchant
Tonnage5,106 tons
Completed1919 - W. Gray & Co (1918) Ltd, West Hartlepool 
OwnerGoulandris Bros, Piræus 
Date of attack18 Mar 1942Nationality:      Greek
FateSunk by U-124 (Johann Mohr)
Position35° 05'N, 75° 25'W - Grid CA 7993
Complement35 (0 dead and 35 survivors).
RouteNew York (15 Mar) - Cristobal 
CargoWar material 
History Launched as British War Lurcher, in October 1919 completed as Dutch Bondowoso for NV Rotterdamsche Lloyd, Rotterdam. 1936 sold to Greece and renamed Kassandra Louloudis for Goulandris Bros, Andros. 
Notes on event

At 01.14 hours on 18 March 1942 the unescorted Kassandra Louloudis (Master Themistokles Mitlas) was hit by one torpedo from U-124 and sank off Diamond Shoals, Cape Hatteras. The survivors were picked up by the US Coast Guard cutter USS Dione.

On boardWe have details of 35 people who were on board

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