Ships hit during WWI


GRT583 tons
Country  British
Builderunknown yard, Dundee
OperatorJames Baird, Ltd., St. John’s Newfoundland
HistoryIt is possible, but not certain that this vessel is the same ship as the whalecatcher Erik that was built by A. Stephen & Sons, Dundee in 1865.

U-boat attacks on Steamer Erik

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
125 Aug 1918U 156 (Richard Feldt)SunkStopped and sunk 70 miles NWxW of St. Pierre, Newfoundlald

St. John’s, Newfoundland - Sydney, Nova Scotia
in ballast

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