Ships hit during WWI


Photo courtesy of Danish Maritime Museum, Elsinore

GRT1,492 tons
Country  Danish
BuilderMurdoch & Murray, Port Glasgow
OperatorA/S Dampsk. Selsk. Rødby Havn (A. Andersen), Rødby Havn
HistoryBuilt as Cedric for George Hood & Co., Glasgow. Wrecked at Varna in 1883. Salvaged, and sold to Greek owners as Thrace. In 1898, sold to Dampsk. Selsk. Myren (U. Holm), Copenhagen and renamed Anna. Purchased by A/S Dampsk. Selsk. Rødby Havn (A. Andersen), Rødby Havn in 1915 and renamed Dansted.

U-boat attacks on Steamer Dansted

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
123 Nov 1916UC 26 (Matthias Graf von Schmettow)Sunk15 miles W of Armen LH
49° 01'N, 5° 32'W
Cardiff - Saint Nazaire

Position of attack on Dansted

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