Hefz el Rahman
Egyptian Sailing ship
|Name||Hefz el Rahman|
|Date of attack||19 Apr 1942||Nationality: Egyptian|
|Fate||Sunk by U-81 (Friedrich Guggenberger)|
|Position||33° 39'N, 35° 14'E - Grid CP 5639|
|Complement||? men (? dead and ? survivors).|
|Notes on event|
At 22.00 hours on 19 April 1942 the sailing vessel Hefz el Rahman was rammed and sunk by U-81 about 20 miles southwest of Beirut.
At 16.51 hours on 20 April the U-boat also reported an unidentified sailing vessel of 80 tons sunk by gunfire about 25 miles west of Beirut.
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