Greek Steam merchant
|Completed||1914 - J. Blumer & Co Ltd, North Dock, Sunderland|
|Owner||Anastassios Pateras & Sons, Chios|
|Date of attack||6 Jul 1942||Nationality: Greek|
|Fate||Sunk by U-132 (Ernst Vogelsang)|
|Position||49° 30'N, 66° 30'W - Grid BA 3911|
|Complement||29 (3 dead and 26 survivors).|
|Route||Montreal - Father Point - Sydney - UK|
|Cargo||4934 tons of grain and trucks|
|History||Completed in July 1914 as British Ennisbrook for The Brook SS Co Ltd (Miller & Richards), London. 1921 sold to Greece and renamed Svorono for C. Doresa & Co, Cephalonia. 1926 renamed Anastassios Pateras for D.A. Pateras, Chios. |
|Notes on event|
At 05.21 and 05.22 hours on 6 July 1942, U-132 fired torpedoes at convoy QS-15 and reported three ships with 13.000 tons sunk. In fact only two ships, the Anastassios Pateras and the Hainaut were hit and sunk.
The Anastassios Pateras remained afloat for some time, but later sank in 49°12N/66°55W.
|On board||We have details of 3 people who were on board.|
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