Ships hit during WWI


GRT2,308 tons
Country  Swedish
BuilderRopner & Son, Stockton
OperatorRederi A/B Scania (J. P. Jönsson), Landskrona
HistoryBuilt as Ashfield for T. Appleby & Co., West Hartlepool. Ownership transferred to Greatham Steam Shipping Co., Ltd. with T. Appleby & Co. as managers in 1910. In 1913, Ångfartygs A/B Vera (Emil Löfgren), Gefle and renamed Vera. Sold to Rederi A/B Scania (J. P. Jönsson) in 1915

U-boat attacks on Steamer Vera

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
15 Oct 1916U 35 (Lothar von Arnauld de la Perière)SunkStopped and sunk 45 miles S of Cape Carbonara at 10:00am
38° 27'N, 9° 45'E
Newport, Mon. - Naples

Master: Hjalmar Nilsson

Position of attack on Vera

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