|Builder||Chas. V. Minott, Phipsburg, ME|
|Operator||???. Bath, ME|
U-boat attacks on Sailing vessel Frances M.
|1||18 May 1917||U 47 (Heinrich Metzger)||Sunk||Stopped and scuttled W of Gibraltar||35° 29'N, 8° 18'W||New York - Oran||oil||0|
|Initial attempt to scuttle with explosive charges failed. As a crew was on board to set additional charges, part of the cargo exploded, killing Ob.Matr. Erich. |
Position of attack on Frances M.
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