Egyptian Steam merchant
|Completed||1918 - Forth Shipbuilding & Engineering Co Ltd, Alloa|
|Owner||Tewfick Mabro, Alexandria|
|Date of attack||27 Sep 1940||Nationality: Egyptian|
|Fate||Sunk by U-37 (Victor Oehrn)|
|Position||52° 00'N, 19° 00'W - Grid AL 9731|
|Complement||? men (? dead - no survivors)|
|Route||Huelva (7 Aug) - Leixos (21 Sep) - Glasgow|
|History||Completed in January 1918 as French Bordeaux for Cie Française du chemin de fer de Paris à Orléans, Nantes. 1932 sold to Egypt and renamed Georges Mabro. |
|Notes on event|
At 22.59 hours on 27 Sep 1940 the unescorted Georges Mabro was hit underneath the bridge by one torpedo from U-37, broke in two and sank within 30 seconds.
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