Ships hit during WWI


TypeFishing vessel
GRT90 tons
Country  Norwegian
Builder?, Grimsby
OperatorFeddersen & Nissen, Hammerfest
HistoryApparently a British fishing ketch sold to Norwegian owners in 1906 that was retrofitted with a motor in 1912. Alaska is not the vessel’s original name.

U-boat attacks on Fishing vessel Alaska

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
15 Jun 1917U 28 (Georg Schmidt)SunkStopped and scuttled 30 miles NE of Vardö
71° 25'N, 35° 49'E


Position of attack on Alaska

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