Ships hit by U-boats


Daphne

Finnish Steam merchant



NameDaphne
Type:Steam merchant
Tonnage1,939 tons
Completed1920 - NV Scheepsbouwwerf & Machinefabrik ´De Klop´, Sliedrecht 
OwnerTore Ulff A/B, Stockholm 
HomeportBrandö 
Date of attack3 Apr 1941Nationality:      Finnish
 
FateSunk by U-76 (Friedrich von Hippel)
Position60° 00'N, 20° 00'W - Grid AL 1235
Complement22 (22 dead - no survivors)
Convoy
RouteNewport News - Lillehammer, Norway 
CargoCoal 
History Built as Yselveer 1922 renamed Avecappelle 1926 renamed Granheim 1936 renamed Daphne 
Notes on event

The Daphne (Master Johannes Ivar Eriksson) was claimed in a radio signal by U-76, which was lost two days later and was identified by the xB-Dienst. The BdU awarded this ship to U-76.

 
On boardWe have details of 1 people who were on board

Location of attack on Daphne.

ship sunk.


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