Greek Steam merchant
|Completed||1920 - Harima Dock Co Ltd, Harima|
|Owner||Kulukundis Shipping Co SA, Piræus|
|Date of attack||14 May 1942||Nationality: Greek|
|Fate||Sunk by U-561 (Robert Bartels)|
|Position||31° 21'N, 32° 21'E - Grid CP 8186|
|Complement||30 (3 dead and 27 survivors).|
|Route||Alexandria - Durban|
|History||Launched as Nile Maru, completed in June 1920 as Dutch Toba for Koninklijke Rotterdamsche Lloyd NV, Rotterdam. 1932 sold to Greece and renamed Mount Olympus for Atlanticos SS Co Ltd (Kulukundis Bros), Athens. |
|Notes on event|
On 14 May 1942 the Mount Olympus struck a mine laid on 14 April by U-561 and sank off Port Said. The wreck lies in three parts in 31°19´45N/32°23´15E.
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