Egyptian Sailing ship
|Date of attack||12 Oct 1942||Nationality: Egyptian|
|Fate||A total loss by U-559 (Hans Heidtmann)|
|Position||34° 00'N, 34° 30'E - Grid CP 53|
|Complement||? men (? dead and ? survivors).|
|Notes on event|
On 13 October 1942 the Bringhi arrived off Alexandria after being machine-gunned by a U-boat and was put on a reef outside of the harbor, where it sank after breaking up. The survivors of U-559 claimed the sinking of two sailing vessels during the last patrol of the U-boat.
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