Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

Nikolaos Kalfaitis

Merchant Navy. Greek

Died  31 Jan 1942

Roster information listed for Nikolaos Kalfaitis

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
SpreewaldMotor merchantPassenger (Prisoner)31 Jan 1942 (+)U-333 (1)

Personal information

Nikolaos Kalfaitis was the third engineer officer of the Greek steam merchant Stamatios G. Embiricos which had been sunk by the German raider Kormoran in the Indian Ocean on 23 September 1941. He was taken prisoner, later transferred to the Spreewald and lost when the blockade runner was sunk in error by U-333 on 31 January 1942.


  1. "To Timima Tou Polemou" by Konstantinos Paizis-Paradelis

Crew list for Ships hit by U-boats