Ships hit during WWI


TypeSailing vessel
GRT1,556 tons
Country  Norwegian
BuilderAilsa SB Co., Troon
OperatorSkibs-A/S Acadia (Sigurd Bruusgaard), Drammen
HistorySteel-hulled bark. Built as Holywood.

U-boat attacks on Sailing vessel Acadia

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
123 Apr 1917U 52 (Hans Walther)SunkStopped and scuttled 65 miles NW of Tory Island
55° 44'N, 9° 30'W
Dublin – Delaware Breakwater
in ballast

Position of attack on Acadia

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