Ships hit during WWI

Elector

NameElector
TypeSailing vessel
GRT134 tons
Country  Portuguese
Built1892
BuilderJames & Tarr, Essex, MA
OperatorRicardo W. Serradas & Cª., LDA. & Macedo & Filhos, Porto Grande, St. Vincent, Cape Verde
HistoryWooden two-masted schooner. U.S. registered until 1915 or 1916.

U-boat attacks on Sailing vessel Elector


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
16 Mar 1918U 152 (Constantin Kolbe)SunkStopped and scuttled off Rio de Oro, west Africa
25° 41'N, 15° 17'W
St. Vincent - Las Palmas
palm seeds


Position of attack on Elector


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