Ships hit by U-boats

Frangoula B. Goulandris

Greek Steam merchant

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NameFrangoula B. Goulandris
Type:Steam merchant
Tonnage6,701 tons
Completed1918 - J.L. Thompson & Sons Ltd, North Sands, Sunderland 
OwnerGoulandris Bros, Piræus 
Date of attack29 Jun 1940Nationality:      Greek
FateSunk by U-26 (Heinz Scheringer)
Position49° 59'N, 11° 24'W - Grid BF 1411
Complement38 (6 dead and 32 survivors).
RouteQueenstown, Cork - St. Thomas 
History Built as Dunbridge 1923 renamed Brecon 1928 renamed Frangoula B. Goulandris.

In May 1940, the Frangoula B. Goulandris picked up five survivors of the Sheaf Mead, which had been sunk by U-37 (Oehrn) on 27 May and landed them four days later in Queenstown, Cork. 
Notes on event

On 29 June 1940 the unescorted Frangoula B. Goulandris was torpedoed and sunk by U-26 southwest of Ireland.

On boardWe have details of 6 people who were on board

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