Ships hit during WWI


GRT1,851 tons
Country  Swedish
BuilderJ. Blumer & Co., Sunderland
OperatorRederi A/B Fredrika (J. Mannerheim), Hernösand
HistoryBuilt as Clara for Robinson Bros., Whitby. Sold in 1902 to Rederi A/B Hernodia (A. F. Natterqvist), Hernösand. Hans Hamberg took over as manager in 1911. Sold again to Rederi A/B Fredrika (J. Mannerheim) in 1916 and renamed Fredrika.

U-boat attacks on Steamer Fredrika

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
112 Jul 1917U 52 (Hans Walther)SunkTorpedoed 50 miles E of the Orkney Islands
59° 08'N, 0° 54'E
Uddevalla - Hull

Taken in tow but foundered 9 miles east of Auskerry, Orkney Islands. Master: K. A. Nyberg

Position of attack on Fredrika

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