Turkey

Turkish cargo ship SS Kurtulus before sinking in the Marmara Sea, 1942

ss kurtulus

SS Kurtulus was a Turkish cargo ship (built in 1883) which was used for humanitarian relief during World War Two, carrying food to Greece during the Axis occupation. A total of 6.735 tons of food aid are said to have been delivered by the ship to the famine-struck Greeks. SS …