Ships hit during WWI


TypeFishing vessel (smack)
GRT55 tons
Country  Swedish
BuilderGibbs, Galmpton
OperatorAug. Hj. Gullman
HistoryBuilt for Walter Shipp of Lowestoft and fished from there until 1910, when sold to a Swedish owner. It is uncertain whether Aug. Hj. Gullman was the original owner when the vessel was registered in Sweden in 1910 or whether he bought the vessel later from someone else.

U-boat attacks on Fishing vessel (smack) Mayflower

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
12 Jul 1917U 57 (Carl-Siegfried Ritter von Georg)SunkStopped and sunk by gunnery NE of the Shetlands
61° 40'N, 1° 20'E


Master: L. J. Larsson.

Position of attack on Mayflower

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