Ships hit during WWI

Hroptatyr


Photo courtesy of Danish Maritime Museum, Elsinore

NameHroptatyr
TypeSteamer
GRT1,300 tons
Country  Danish
Built1913
BuilderKjĂžbenhavns Flydedok & Skibsverft, Copenhagen
OperatorA/S Dampsk. Selsk. Gefion (Holm & Wonsild), Copenhagen
History

U-boat attacks on Steamer Hroptatyr


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
122 Dec 1916UC 18 (Wilhelm Kiel)Sunkabout 25 miles WNW of Guernsey
49° 37'N, 3° 00'W
Tyne - Oran
coal
2

Position of attack on Hroptatyr


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