Ships hit by U-boats


Greek Steam merchant

Photo Courtesy of Library of Contemporary History, Stuttgart

Type:Steam merchant
Tonnage4,043 tons
Completed1907 - W. Gray & Co, West Hartlepool 
OwnerExecutors of the late Constantine D. Calafatis, Piræus 
Date of attack14 May 1942Nationality:      Greek
FateDamaged by U-561 (Robert Bartels)
Position31° 27'N, 32° 27'E - Grid CP 8186
Complement? men (0 dead and ? survivors).
RouteHaifa - Port Said 
History Built as Hartington 1931 renamed Fred 
Notes on event

On 14 May 1942 the Fred was damaged by a mine laid by U-561 on 14 April off Port Said.


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