Ships hit during WWI


GRT835 tons
Country  Swedish
BuilderClelands, Wallsend
OperatorÅngfartygs AB Adolf (A. Bratt & Co.), Gothenburg
HistoryBuilt as Anne Smith for Edward Smith, London. In 1880, sold to Biscay Steam Ship Co., Ltd. (Curwen Bros.), Liverpool who renamed the vessel Brackley two years later. In 1888, the owners became the New Biscay SS. Co., Ltd., Liverpool. The next year, Ångfartygs A/B Amicitia (A. Bratt), Göteborg bought the steamer and renamed her Adolf. In 1913, ownership was transferred to Ångfartygs A/B Adolf.

U-boat attacks on Steamer Adolf

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
112 Feb 1917UC 44 (Kurt Tebbenjohanns)SunkStopped and scuttled 39 miles SSE of Dennis Head
58° 53'N, 1° 32'W
Swansea - Warkworth & Gothenburg
general cargo

Capt. K.T. Kristiansson

Position of attack on Adolf

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