Ships hit during WWI

Aconcagua

NameAconcagua
TypeSailing vessel
GRT1,313 tons
Country  French
Built1880
BuilderR. Duncan & Co., Port Glsgow
OperatorAnt. Dom. Bordes et fils, Dunkerque
HistoryIron-hulled ship-rigged sailing vessel. Built as Nereus.

U-boat attacks on Sailing vessel Aconcagua


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
12 Jan 1917U 70 (Otto W√ľnsche)SunkSunk by gunfire in the Bay of Biscay
46° 11'N, 7° 26'W
Antofagasta, Chile - La Pallice
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Position of attack on Aconcagua


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