Greek Steam merchant
|Completed||1911 - J. Readhead & Sons Ltd, South Shields|
|Owner||Heirs of Nicolas G. Kyriakides, Piræus|
|Date of attack||30 Jun 1940||Nationality: Greek|
|Fate||Sunk by U-47 (Günther Prien)|
|Position||50° 25'N, 14° 33'W - Grid BE 3195|
|Complement||30 (0 dead and 30 survivors).|
|Route||San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic - Liverpool|
|Cargo||7243 tons of sugar in bags|
|History||Completed in September 1911 as British Trevalgan for Hain SS Co Ltd (E. Hain & Son), St. Ives. 1929 sold to Greece and renamed Georgios Kyriakides. |
|Notes on event|
At 14.45 hours on 30 June 1940 the unescorted and neutral Georgios Kyriakides was hit on starboard side in the bow by one G7e torpedo from U-47 and sank about 200 miles west-southwest of Cape Clear. The crew abandoned ship in the lifeboats and made landfall at Valentia Island on 2 July.
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