Ships hit during WWI

Thomas Krag

NameThomas Krag
GRT3,569 tons
Country  Norwegian
BuilderJ. Priestman & Co., Sunderland
OperatorA/S Thomas Krag (J. O. Ostervold), Bergen
HistoryBuilt as Trold for I/S D/S Trold’s Rederi (Wilh. Wilhelmsen), Tønsberg. Sold in 1915 to Axel Robert Bildt A/B, Stockholm and renamed Avanti. Renamed again the following year to Thomas Krag upon sale to Olaf Ørvig m. fl., Bergen with A/S Thomas Krag acquiring the vessel in 1917.

U-boat attacks on Steamer Thomas Krag

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
116 Sep 1917UC 17 (Ulrich Pilzecker)DamagedTorpedoed 1.25 miles SSE of Lizard

Rotterdam - Cardiff
in ballast

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