Greek Steam merchant
|Completed||1913 - Russell & Co, Port Glasgow|
|Owner||Demetrius P. Margaronis, Athens|
|Date of attack||9 Mar 1940||Nationality: Greek|
|Fate||Sunk by U-28 (Günter Kuhnke)|
|Position||Grid BF 2741|
|Complement||30 (30 dead - no survivors)|
|Route||Antwerp (6 Mar) - Canada|
|History||Built as Socrates, 1931 renamed P. Margaronis |
|Notes on loss|
At 23.17 hours on 9 Mar, 1940, U-28 fired a torpedo at an illuminated freighter without flag, which broke in two and sank after a hit in the stern. This must have been the P. Margaronis, reported missing after 8 March southwest of Lands End.
* Estimated position shown here is based on positions of losses in a roughly the same German grid code. It may be a bit off but should give a good idea as to where the attack took place.
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