Ships hit during WWI


TypeSailing vessel
GRT184 tons
Country  French
OperatorLa Morue Française et Sécheries de Fécamp, Saint Pierre et Miquelon
HistoryThree-masted schooner. Vessel is not listed in the 1916/1917 edition of Lloyd’s Register of Shipping or the 1914 edition of the Bureau Veritas Registre. That the schooner was registered in Saint Pierre et Miquelon suggests that she may be of Canadian or even American origin.

U-boat attacks on Sailing vessel Verdun

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
13 Dec 1916UC 21 (Reinhold Saltzwedel)SunkStopped and sunk off Glenan Island
47° 19'N, 5° 32'W
Halifax - Saint Malo
peas and “pommes à dessert”

Master: Louis Pen

Position of attack on Verdun

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