Ships hit during WWI


GRT2,011 tons
Country  Norwegian
BuilderAkt. Burmeister & Wain, Copenhagen
OperatorA/S Ulabrand (Hjalmar Røed & Co.), Tønsberg

U-boat attacks on Steamer Ulabrand

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
123 Feb 1918U 86 (Helmut Patzig)SunkTorpedoed 2 miles W of Crammag Head, Mull of Galway area
54° 40'N, 5° 03'W
Rouen - Glasgow
in ballast

Sunk early on February 23, 1918 German time or late on the 22nd British time. Sinking attribution by Oliver Lörscher in 2012; Spindler identifies the ship sunk in U 86’s attack as possibly the Rio Verde. The Rio Verdi was, however, actually sunk by U 100.

Position of attack on Ulabrand

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