Greek Steam merchant
|Completed||1917 - Kawasaki Dockyard Co Ltd, Kobe|
|Owner||Elias G. Culucundis and Stephen C. Costomeni, Athens|
|Date of attack||2 Nov 1942||Nationality: Greek|
|Fate||Sunk by U-522 (Herbert Schneider)|
|Position||52° 20'N, 45° 40'W - Grid AJ 8673|
|Complement||39 (7 dead and 32 survivors).|
|Route||St. John, New Brunswick - Halifax - Belfast Lough|
|Cargo||7452 tons of general cargo and motorized transports|
|History||Completed in May 1917 as War Prince for The Shipping Controller, London, managed by Furness, Withy & Co Ltd, Liverpool. In January 1920 sold to France and renamed Commissaire Pierre Lecocq for Cie des Messageries Maritimes, Dunkirk. 1933 sold to Greece, renamed Mount Pelion for Theseus SS Co, Syra and registered in Panama. 1936 sold to Kulukundis Bros, Syra and registered in Greece. 1937 sold to Elias G. Culucundis and Stephen C. Costomeni, Athens. |
|Notes on event|
At 08.07 hours on 2 Nov 1942, U-522 fired four torpedoes at convoy SC-107 about 500 miles northeast of St. Johns and observed hits on four ships. However, only Maritima and Mount Pelion were hit and sunk.
|On board||We have details of 1 people who were on board.|
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