Greek Steam merchant
|Completed||1915 - NV Rotterdamsche Droogdok Mij, Rotterdam|
|Owner||Heirs of the late Petros J. Goulandris, Pirĉus|
|Date of attack||28 Nov 1942||Nationality: Greek|
|Fate||Sunk by U-181 (Wolfgang Lüth)|
|Position||25.13S, 34.00E - Grid KP 3719|
|Complement||32 (0 dead and 32 survivors).|
|Route||Aden - Lourenço Marques|
|History||Built as Algenib, 1937 renamed Evanthia |
|Notes on loss|
At 22.50 hours on 28 Nov, 1942, the unescorted Evanthia was hit amidships by one G7a torpedo from U-181 off Lourenço Marques. After the crew abandoned ship, the U-boat surfaced and sank the ship by gunfire. About 70 of the 107 rounds fired with the deck gun were hits.
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