Syrian Sailing ship
|Date of attack||26 Jun 1943||Nationality: Syrian|
|Fate||Sunk by U-81 (Johann-Otto Krieg)|
|Position||34° 39'N, 34° 26'E - Grid CP 5316|
|Complement||? men (0 dead and ? survivors).|
|Route||Cyprus - Beirut|
|Cargo||Foodstuffs, including potatoes|
|Notes on event|
At 14.10 hours on 26 June 1943 the Nelly (T 34), of approx. 80 tons, was sunk by U-81 with 30 rounds from the deck gun about 25 miles southeast of Cape Greco, Cyprus. Its crew made landfall at Tripoli, Syria at 11.30 hours on 27 June.
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