Ships hit by U-boats


Greek Steam merchant

Photo Courtesy of Library of Contemporary History, Stuttgart

Type:Steam merchant
Tonnage3,667 tons
Completed1909 - Richardson, Duck & Co, Stockton-on-Tees 
OwnerDem J. Dambassis, Athens 
Date of attack16 Sep 1942Nationality:      Greek
FateSunk by U-165 (Eberhard Hoffmann)
Position49° 10'N, 67° 05'W - Grid BA 3883
Complement32 (0 dead and 32 survivors).
RouteSwansea - Sydney - Montreal 
History Built as Edenmore 1915 renamed Salerno 1921 renamed Evelpis 1926 renamed Joannis 
Notes on event

At 12.00 hours on 16 Sep 1942, U-165 attacked convoy SQ-36, sank the Joannis and damaged the Essex Lance and Pan York.


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