Ships hit by U-boats


Colombian Sailing ship

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Type:Sailing ship
Tonnage153 tons
Completed1921 - J.F. James & Sons, Essex MA 
OwnerEladio Rodriguez, Pablo Arango and Señor Martinez (ROAMAR), Barranquilla 
Date of attack22 Jul 1942Nationality:      Colombian
FateSunk by U-505 (Axel-Olaf Loewe)
Position12° 24'N, 81° 28'W - Grid EB 8432
Complement? men (13 dead and ? survivors).
History Built as American Mayflower 1932 renamed V.G. Mayflower. Later bought by C.B. Bush, Cayman Islands and renamed Urious. 1941 sold to Eladio Rodriguez, Pablo Arango and Señor Martinez (ROAMAR), Barranquilla. 
Notes on event

At 13.35 hours on 22 July 1942 the Urious (Master Samuel May) was shelled by U-505 with 22 rounds from the deck gun and sank at 15.00 hours near Cayo Bolívar.

On boardWe have details of 1 people who were on board

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