Greek Steam merchant
|Completed||1912 - Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Willington Quay-on-Tyne|
|Owner||Thrasyvoulos L. Boyazides & Co, Athens|
|Date of attack||30 Oct 1939||Nationality: Greek|
|Fate||Sunk by U-37 (Werner Hartmann)|
|Position||49° 25'N, 11° 18'W - Grid BF 1711|
|Complement||? men (22 dead and ? survivors).|
|Route||Swansea - Halifax|
|Cargo||3450 tons of french nuts and 2158 tons of anthracite cobbles|
|History||Built as Thessalia 1919 renamed Forfar 1922 renamed Thrasyvoulos |
|Notes on event|
At 11.30 hours on 30 Oct 1939 the neutral Thrasyvoulos was stopped by signals from U-37 and the inspection of the papers revealed that she was carrying contraband. The ship was sunk by a torpedo at 12.12 hours after the crew had abandoned ship in three lifeboats.
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