Greek Steam merchant
|Completed||1915 - Bartram & Sons Ltd, South Dock, Sunderland|
|Owner||Basil C. and John C. Koutsoukos, Andros|
|Date of attack||16 Jan 1940||Nationality: Greek|
|Fate||Sunk by U-44 (Ludwig Mathes)|
|Position||48° 30'N, 9° 10'W - Grid BF 1886|
|Complement||31 (31 dead - no survivors)|
|Route||Antwerp (13 Jan) - Key West|
|History||Completed in April 1915 as Hartfield for Woodfield Steam Shipping Co Ltd (Woods, Tylor & Brown), London. 1933 sold to Greece and renamed Panachrandos. |
|Notes on event|
At 06.11 hours on 16 January 1940 the neutral and unescorted Panachrandos (Master Vasilios Ioannis Katsikis) was hit on the port side amidships by one G7a torpedo from U-44 about 185 miles west of Brest. The ship broke in two with its bow and stern raising steeply out of the water and disappearing within three minutes.
|On board||We have details of 27 people who were on board.|
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