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by Aris
Tue Nov 22, 2022 11:52 am
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Greek Anastasios L.
Replies: 5
Views: 219

Re: Greek Anastasios L.

Ηi Alain the information I added comes from the records of Piraeus registry office that I have transcribe during a visit there. I hope they are of use in your project. It would be nice also to find a photo of the ship after her transformation into a motorship but so far I did not had any luck. kind ...
by Aris
Wed Nov 16, 2022 8:40 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Greek Anastasios L.
Replies: 5
Views: 219

Re: Greek Anastasios L.

Dear Kris the ship was bought in 1946 by Georgios Livadas and renamed ANASTASIOS L. She was then rebuild as a mixed passenger-cargo ship. Sold in 1950 to Alkimos Gratsos and renamed ALKIMOS. Sold in 1953 to Rafael Melachrinos & Sons and rebuild as diesel driven cargo ship, renamed RAFAEL. Sold 1963 ...
by Aris
Sun Nov 13, 2022 9:26 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: ASTI ex MELETIOS VENETSANOS
Replies: 9
Views: 11699

Re: ASTI ex MELETIOS VENETSANOS

Dear David the other Amazon River steamers that were acquired by Greeks, as far as I am aware of, were: SYROS ex JUSTO CHERMONT see https://forum.nautilia.gr/showthread.php?182655-%D3%FD%F1%EF%F2-Justo-Chermont-Cananea-Syros-Lens FANEROMENI ex IZIDORO ANTUNES https://forum.nautilia.gr/showthread.php...
by Aris
Sun Nov 13, 2022 12:51 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: ASTI ex MELETIOS VENETSANOS
Replies: 9
Views: 11699

Re: ASTI ex MELETIOS VENETSANOS

Many thanks for your informative post David!
She was one of five Amazon river steamers that made it back to Europe at about that time and were bought by Greek shipowners.
by Aris
Sun Nov 06, 2022 6:07 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: ASTI ex MELETIOS VENETSANOS
Replies: 9
Views: 11699

Re: ASTI ex MELETIOS VENETSANOS

Thank you Francesco I also found in a post by the late Theo Dorgeist in forum-marinarchiv as well as in a thread in the old forum that after the signing of the Laval-Kaufmann treaty in January 1943 she was taken over by MMR and then transferred as HELLAS11 to Italy. She was in Group 4 that included ...
by Aris
Tue Nov 01, 2022 8:21 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Greek Sfactirea
Replies: 2
Views: 14410

Re: Greek Sfactirea

<t>SFAKTIRIA was put in auction by the Naval Ministry in July 1924. Next September she was delivered to "Piraeus Trading & Industrial Co." (G. Stringos, G. Domestinis & Co.) and converted to a barge.<br/> In January 1927 she was under tow from tug MIMIS, from Oinousai to Thessalonikis with a...
by Aris
Sun Oct 30, 2022 9:32 am
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: ASTI ex MELETIOS VENETSANOS
Replies: 9
Views: 11699

Re: ASTI ex MELETIOS VENETSANOS

Thank you both for your input. Well Geosub1978, some of the data written at https://forum.nautilia.gr/showthread.php?29248-%C9%F3%F4%EF%F1%E9%EA%DD%F2-%E1%ED%E1%E6%E7%F4%DE%F3%E5%E9%F2-%E1%F0%EF%F1%DF%E5%F2-Questions-on-ships-of-the-past&p=181012#post181012 by Nicholas Peppas are not really valid. F...
by Aris
Sat Oct 29, 2022 11:26 am
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: ASTI ex MELETIOS VENETSANOS
Replies: 9
Views: 11699

ASTI ex MELETIOS VENETSANOS

The Greek steamer MELETIOS VENETSANOS (Built 1912 as RIO JAMARY for service in the Amazon river) was seized in March 1943 in Marseilles by the Italian authorities. According to Greek bibliography she hoisted the Italian flag, was renamed ASTI and manned by Italian crew she sailed from Marseilles on ...
by Aris
Sun Sep 18, 2022 3:04 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: ms HELMUT
Replies: 2
Views: 4368

ms HELMUT

On November 5, 1944 the German small cargo ship HELMUT was attacked N of Tilos by HMS KIMBERLEY on voyage from Leros to Rhodes. She went aground at Tilos and sunk. At https://cgsc.contentdm.oclc.org it is mentioned that KIMBERLEY sank "an F lighter and escorting vessel", while at www.naval-history.n...
by Aris
Sun Sep 04, 2022 9:09 am
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Tilos attack
Replies: 6
Views: 6527

Re: Tilos attack

Thank you all for your input. It seems that VERA was the VERA GIOIA that Francesco and Theo had mentioned. Hello Aris, what were your sources?: a) German war diary --> ? --> KTB Skl, Teil A? b) Daily German reports --> ? --> KTB Skl, Teil D? Maybe there´s another source for checking. Regards Darius ...
by Aris
Thu Sep 01, 2022 4:30 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Tilos attack
Replies: 6
Views: 6527

Tilos attack

During the evening of Jan.11, 1944 three (?) British MTBs attacked the German cargo motor ships SEERAUBER, ESTE and VERA that were anchored in Livadia Bay at Tilos Island in the Dodecanesse. According to the German war diary ESTE was sunk and the two others grounded. According to daily German report...
by Aris
Sat Nov 27, 2021 9:12 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: MIRANDA
Replies: 2
Views: 2617

Re: MIRANDA

Many thanks Francesco!
by Aris
Sun Nov 21, 2021 3:24 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Ga.02 attack
Replies: 0
Views: 7247

Ga.02 attack

On 8.10.44 the German patrol boat GA.02 was attacked and hit by aircraft off Euboa. Can anyone provide information on which squadron those aircraft belonged? According to the German report (see http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-hur__flJELY/U8zqnDdm1LI/AAAAAAAAAGA/MN8SOHqCoEk/s1600/Karelas+General+Meise.jpg ...
by Aris
Sun Nov 07, 2021 6:37 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: MIRANDA
Replies: 2
Views: 2617

MIRANDA

The Greek steamer MIRANDA (Completed 1919 as INVERYTHAN) was - according to http://www.fleetwood-trawlers.info/index.php/2008/12/st-inverythan-a160/ - requisitioned in February 1941 by the War Department. I suppose she was based in Port Said. Does any one how she was used and when she was returned t...
by Aris
Fri Oct 08, 2021 10:57 am
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Greek NICOLAOS L
Replies: 4
Views: 4048

Re: Greek NICOLAOS L

CHARLES CHAPPELL was bought in 1922 by Michalis N. Vernicos that renamed her S. NICOLA and subsequently NIKOLAOS being operated as a coastal passenger/cargo ship out of Piraeus. In 1923 she was bought by I. Lykoudis and renamed NIKOLAOS L. continuing in similar service. She was seized by the German ...