Dimitrios G. Thermiotis
Greek Steam merchant
|Name||Dimitrios G. Thermiotis|
|Completed||1906 - A. Stephen & Sons Ltd, Linthouse, Glasgow|
|Owner||Alkiviadis M. Takakis, Athens|
|Date of attack||18 Jan 1942||Nationality: Greek|
|Fate||Sunk by U-86 (Walter Schug)|
|Position||48° 00'N, 51° 45'W - Grid BC 4110|
|Complement||33 (33 dead - no survivors)|
|Route||Demerara, British Guiana - Sydney, CB - London|
|Cargo||6146 tons of general cargo|
|History||Completed in November 1906 as British Janeta for SS Janeta Co Ltd (Maclay & McIntyre), Glasgow. 1929 sold to Greece and renamed Dimitrios G. Thermiotis for Alkiviadis M. Takakis, Andros. |
|Notes on event|
At 06.13 hours on 18 Jan 1942 the unescorted Dimitrios G. Thermiotis (Master Georgios A. Gennadios), a straggler from station #44 in convoy SC-63, was hit on the starboard side aft of the funnel by one G7e torpedo from U-86 and sank by the stern within five minutes about 50 miles northeast of St. John’s, Newfoundland. The ship had been missed with a G7e torpedo at 05.50 hours.
|On board||We have details of 27 people who were on board.|
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