Ships hit during WWI


TypeSailing vessel
GRT1,348 tons
Country  Norwegian
BuilderOsbourne, Graham & Co., Sunderland
OperatorA/S Akaroa (Jens M. A. Marcussen, Askerøen), Risør
HistoryIron-hulled bark.

U-boat attacks on Sailing vessel Akaroa

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
11 Sep 1917U 19 (Johannes Spieß)Sunk70 miles W of the Casquets
49° 21'N, 4° 25'W
Philadelphia – Rouen
machine oil and grease

Position of attack on Akaroa

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