Egyptian Sailing ship
|Date of attack||25 Jun 1943||Nationality: Egyptian|
|Fate||Sunk by U-81 (Johann-Otto Krieg)|
|Position||32° 03'N, 33° 54'E - Grid CP 8232|
|Complement||2 (0 dead and 2 survivors).|
|Notes on event|
At 10.30 hours on 25 June 1943 the Nisr (approx. 50 tons) was sunk by U-81 with 12 rounds from the deck gun about 40 miles northwest of Gaza. The vessel had been stopped by a shot across the bow and the crew abandoned ship. The survivors made landfall the next day.
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