Ships hit during WWI


TypeFishing vessel (smack)
GRT55 tons
Country  Swedish
BuilderJ.W. & A. Upham, Brixham
OperatorOlof Berntsson
HistoryOriginally registered in Lowestoft as LT 193 but sold in 1909 to a Norwegian owner and later to Berntsson in Sweden.

U-boat attacks on Fishing vessel (smack) Preceptor

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
130 Jun 1917U 79 (Otto Rohrbeck)SunkStopped and sunk NE of the Shetlands
61° 42'N, 1° 17'E


Skipper: J. Samuelsson

Position of attack on Preceptor

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