Egyptian Sailing ship
|Date of attack||20 Aug 1943||Nationality: Egyptian|
|Fate||Sunk by U-596 (Victor-Wilhelm Nonn)|
|Position||32° 25'N, 34° 40'E - Grid CP 5947|
|Complement||? men (0 dead and ? survivors).|
|Notes on event|
At 22.40 hours on 20 August 1943 the El Sayeda was shelled by U-596 with 13 rounds from the deck gun and sank after breaking in two about 30 miles southwest of Haifa. The crew had left the sailing vessel before it was attacked and safely reached the coast.
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