Greek Steam merchant
|Completed||1907 - R. Craggs & Sons, Tees Dockyard, Middlesbrough|
|Owner||Antonios Z. Gounaris, Athens|
|Date of attack||9 Oct 1940||Nationality: Greek|
|Fate||Sunk by U-103 (Viktor Schütze)|
|Position||58° 11'N, 13° 57'W - Grid AM 1762|
|Complement||? men (1 dead and ? survivors).|
|Route||Tampa, Florida - Garston|
|History||Completed in April 1907 as British Fitzclarence for Fitzclarence SS Co Ltd (Burrell & Son), Glasgow. 1913 renamed River Araxes for Stanley & John Thompson Ltd, London. 1926 sold to Greece and renamed Alexandros for A.T. Callinicos. 1929 renamed Tuscania for L. Pittaluga. 1930 renamed Zannes Gounaris for Antonios Z. Gounaris, Athens. |
|Notes on event|
At 22.11 hours on 9 Oct 1940, U-103 attacked convoy SC-6 37 miles north-northwest of Rockall and sank two ships, Zannes Gounaris and Delphin and damaged the Graigwen, which was later sunk by U-123 (Moehle).
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