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motorship ELISSAVET

Posted: Tue Feb 18, 2020 12:54 pm
by Aris
Greek motor coaster ASTRAPI was requisitioned by the Greek Government in 1940-41 but is not mentioned as sunk during the war nor in lists of German captured ship nor in postwar lists of salvaged ships.
Does anyone has any iformation regarding her whereabouts during 1941-44?

Built 1917 at D. Boot, Netherlands as ACHTERDIEP (166 grt, 325 tons, 36,5 x 6,7 m.) for N.V. Hollandse Vrachtvaart Maatschappij, Rotterdam.
1920 NIKOLAOS NOMIKOS , Loukas N. Nomikos; registered in Piraeus
1929 LOULA
1933 Cpt P. Svolakis & Co, Piraeus,
12/40-4/41 Requisitioned by the Greek Government.
1952 Ε., G. & Ι. Sfougatakis & Co., Piraeus
1970 Marion Compania Maritima S.A., Panama, ASTRAPI
1999 Deleted from Lloyd's Register

A fine picture of her appears at ... PI#p338768

Re: motorship ELISSAVET

Posted: Sun Feb 23, 2020 11:05 am
by de domenico
Byron Tesapsides' "Die Kriegsmarine in der Aegaeis im II. WK 1941-1944", page 135, has an ELISSAVET (no tonnage given) in Hafenamt Piraeus' list as no. 227, 10.43 at Saloniki, 4.44 with the 4.TransportFlottille, 1.4.44 Unternehmen "Loewe", resupplying of Leros.

Re: motorship ELISSAVET

Posted: Sun Feb 23, 2020 8:36 pm
by Darius

according to the KTB of 4. Transportflottille:

05.06.1944 ELISABETH PI 227 Saliurion geankert, 22 to Terpentin geladen
06.06.1944 ELISABETH PI 227 Saliurion geankert, 19 to Terpentin geladen
07.06.1944 Saliurion ausgelaufen, Mechaonia eingelaufen.
08.06.1944 Mechaonia ausgelaufen, Saloniki eingelaufen
09.06.1944 Saloniki "Ladung gelöscht - Ende der Reise".



Re: motorship ELISSAVET

Posted: Tue Feb 25, 2020 7:16 am
by Aris
Thank you both for your valuable input!