Ships hit during WWI


TypeSailing vessel
GRT1,370 tons
Country  Swedish
BuilderA. Hathorn, Bath, ME
OperatorO. Lindberg, Stockholm
HistoryWooden barque. Built as J.A. Thompson, later sold to German owners and renamed Margaretha before being sold to Swedish owners and becoming Greta.

U-boat attacks on Sailing vessel Greta

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
118 Oct 1916U 71 (Hugo Schmidt)Sunk9 miles off the Hirshels LH
57° 47'N, 9° 56'E
Göteborg - Sunderland
Pitprops and sleepers

Position of attack on Greta

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