Leonidas M. Valmas
Greek Steam merchant
|Name||Leonidas M. Valmas|
|Completed||1914 - Stettiner Oderwerke AG, Stettin-Grabow|
|Owner||Michael Valmas, Piræus|
|Date of attack||20 Aug 1940||Nationality: Greek|
|Fate||A total loss by U-46 (Engelbert Endrass)|
|Position||55° 13'N, 10° 38'W - Grid AM 2872|
|Complement||? men (16 dead and ? survivors).|
|Route||Halifax - Dublin|
|Cargo||826 standards of timber, boards and battens|
|History||Built as Stern 1921 renamed Gerano 1934 renamed Leonidas M. Valmas 1935 renamed Germania 1936 renamed Leonidas M. Valmas |
|Notes on event|
At 21.50 hours on 20 Aug 1940 the unescorted Leonidas M. Valmas was torpedoed and badly damaged by U-46. The ship was towed to Greenock, beached in Kames Bay and declared a total loss. The wreck was broken up where it was beached.
|On board||We have details of 8 people who were on board.|
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