Greek Steam merchant
|Completed||1906 - Bartram & Sons Ltd, South Dock, Sunderland|
|Owner||Simon and Const. M. Los and E.C. Andreadis, Chios|
|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 (0 dead and ? survivors).|
|Route||Montreal - Cork|
|Cargo||Maize and wheat|
|History||Built as Rochdale 1924 renamed Amersham 1929 renamed Delphin |
|Notes on event|
At 22.11 hours on 9 Oct 1940, U-103 (Schütze) 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).
The Delphin remained afloat and sank during the next day at 57°46N/13°50W.
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