Greek Steam merchant
|Completed||1904 - J.L. Thompson & Sons Ltd, North Sands, Sunderland|
|Owner||D.J. Goulandris, Athens|
|Date of attack||17 Jul 1940||Nationality: Greek|
|Fate||Sunk by U-34 (Wilhelm Rollmann)|
|Position||48° 05'N, 10° 25'W - Grid BF 1798|
|Complement||28 (1 dead and 27 survivors).|
|Cargo||5801 tons of grain|
|History||Built as Blue Jacket 1915 renamed Tynemede 1920 renamed Leamington 1925 renamed Naftilos |
|Notes on event|
At 00.05 hours on 17 July 1940, U-34 began shelling the Naftilos until she sank at 01.10 hours. All 28 crew members abandoned ship safely, but one man later died of wounds.
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