Greek Steam merchant
|Completed||1919 - Sun Shipbuilding Co, Chester PA|
|Owner||C.M. Lemos, Piræus|
|Date of attack||1 Jul 1940||Nationality: Greek|
|Fate||Sunk by U-29 (Otto Schuhart)|
|Position||46° 20'N, 14° 30'W - Grid BE 6843|
|Complement||25 (0 dead and 25 survivors).|
|Route||Buenos Aires - Avonmouth|
|History||Completed in November 1919 as American Hanover for the US Shipping Board and later handed over to Lykes Bros SS Co Inc, Port Arthur. 1939 sold to Greece and renamed Adamastos. |
|Notes on event|
At 19.17 hours on 1 Jul 1940 the unescorted Adamastos was stopped by U-29 southwest of Ireland. The crew abandoned ship immediately when the U-boat surfaced nearby. The Germans then boarded the ship for fresh provisions and sank her by gunfire.
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