Ships hit during WWI

Elsie Birdett

NameElsie Birdett
TypeSailing vessel
GRT118 tons
Country  British
Builder?, Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia
OperatorJob Brothers & Co. Ltd., St. John’s, Newfoundland
HistoryWooden schooner.

U-boat attacks on Sailing vessel Elsie Birdett

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
13 Apr 1918U 152 (Constantin Kolbe)SunkStopped and sunk off the Canary Islands.
44° 38'N, 24° 28'W
Oporto - Burgeo, Newfoundland

Crew not recovered from the lifeboat.

Position of attack on Elsie Birdett

If you can help us with any additional information on this vessel then please contact us.

Return to WWI Ships Attacked main page