Ships hit by U-boats

Angele Mabro

Egyptian Steam merchant

Angele Mabro under her former name Easingwold. Photo courtesy of Richard Cox Collection

NameAngele Mabro
Type:Steam merchant
Tonnage3,154 tons
Completed1898 - William Gray & Co, West Hartlepool 
OwnerTewfick Mabro, Alexandria 
Date of attack6 Jul 1940Nationality:      Egyptian
FateSunk by U-30 (Fritz-Julius Lemp)
Position47° 03'N, 7° 55'W - Grid BF 4651
Complement? men (? dead - no survivors)
RouteBilbao (3 Jul) - Cardiff 
CargoIron ore 
History Completed in September 1898 as British Easingwold for London & Northern SS Co Ltd (Pyman Brothers), London. 1917 sold to France and renamed P.L.M. 10 for Société Maritime de Transports et d’Affrètements, Le Havre. 1928 sold to Egypt and renamed Angele Mabro
Notes on event

At 08.31 hours on 6 July 1940 the unescorted and neutral Angele Mabro (Master Alexander Kilikas) was hit one port side amidships by one G7e torpedo from U-30 and sank immediately with all hands about 160 miles west-southwest of Brest, France.

On boardWe have details of 1 people who were on board

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