Ships hit by U-boats


Panikos

Egyptian Sailing ship


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NamePanikos
Type:Sailing ship
Tonnage21 tons
Completed 
Owner 
Homeport 
Date of attack21 Aug 1943Nationality:      Egyptian
 
FateSunk by U-596 (Victor-Wilhelm Nonn)
Position33° 42'N, 34° 43'E - Grid CP 5625
Complement? men (0 dead and ? survivors).
Convoy
Route 
CargoGrain and tobacco 
History  
Notes on event

At 12.42 hours on 21 August 1943 the Panikos was sunk by U-596 with 25 rounds from the deck gun about 40 miles west-southwest of Beirut. The crew left the sailing vessel in a lifeboat before it was attacked and made landfall at Tyre, Lebanon. 

ship sunk.


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