Swedish Motor merchant
|Completed||1934 - Kockums Mekaniska Verksteds A/B, Malmö|
|Owner||Rederi-A/B Svenska Lloyd, Gothenburg|
|Date of attack||27 May 1943||Nationality: Swedish|
|Fate||Sunk by U-181 (Wolfgang Lüth)|
|Position||24.31S, 35.12E - Grid KP 3578|
|Complement||23 (0 dead and 23 survivors).|
|Route||Buenos Aires (3 May) - Lourenço Marques (26 May) - Beira|
|Cargo||6241 bags of wheat flour and 300 drums of fruit pulp|
|History||Completed in August 1934 |
|Notes on loss|
At 06.11 hours on 27 May, 1943, the neutral Sicilia (Master Karl Janson) was stopped by U-181 with ten shots across her bow after being spotted the first time 12 hours before. After examining the papers of the ship, the Germans ordered the crew to abandon ship within 30 minutes and then sank her by a coup de grâce at 08.29 hours.
|Crewlists||We have listing of 1 people who were on this vessel|
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