Ships hit during WWI


TypeSailing vessel
GRT2,557 tons
Country  Norwegian
BuilderSouthampton Naval Works Co., Southampton
OperatorA/S Excelsior (S. O. Stray & Co.), Kristiansand
HistorySteel-hulled, four-masted bark. Built as Crocodile.

U-boat attacks on Sailing vessel Storegut

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
113 Jun 1917U 82 (Hans Adam)SunkStopped and sunk by gunnery 235 miles SW of Land’s End
48° 23'N, 10° 28'W
Philadelphia - Le Havre
oil and paraffin wax

Position of attack on Storegut

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