Frangoula B. Goulandris
Greek Steam merchant
|Name||Frangoula B. Goulandris|
|Completed||1918 - J.L. Thompson & Sons Ltd, North Sands, Sunderland|
|Owner||Goulandris Bros, Piræus|
|Date of attack||29 Jun 1940||Nationality: Greek|
|Fate||Sunk by U-26 (Heinz Scheringer)|
|Position||49° 59'N, 11° 24'W - Grid BF 1411|
|Complement||38 (6 dead and 32 survivors).|
|Route||Queenstown, Cork - St. Thomas|
|History||Built as Dunbridge 1923 renamed Brecon 1928 renamed Frangoula B. Goulandris.|
In May 1940, the Frangoula B. Goulandris picked up five survivors of the Sheaf Mead, which had been sunk by U-37 (Oehrn) on 27 May and landed them four days later in Queenstown, Cork.
|Notes on event|
On 29 June 1940 the unescorted Frangoula B. Goulandris was torpedoed and sunk by U-26 southwest of Ireland.
|On board||We have details of 6 people who were on board.|
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