Ships hit during WWI


TypeSailing vessel
GRT217 tons
Country  Danish
BuilderH.C. Nielsen, Marstal
OperatorE.B. Kromann, Marstal
HistoryThree-masted wooden-hulled schooner.

U-boat attacks on Sailing vessel Elisabeth

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
125 Apr 1917U 53 (Hans Rose)DamagedStopped 70 to 80 mles SW of Ireland. Attempted to scuttle failed and ship became derelict.
51° 02'N, 12° 05'W
New Brunswick - Cardiff
pitch pine

Found on April 30, 1917 by U81, which also attempted to sink her.

230 Apr 1917U 81 (Raimund Weisbach)DamagedAbout 180 miles NW of Fastnet

New Brunswick - Cardiff
pitch pine

Found as derelict after U53 action of April 25, 1917, and attempts again to sink failed because of the cargo. CTL but repaired.

Position of attack on Elisabeth

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