Ships hit during WWI

Beira Alta

NameBeira Alta
TypeSailing vessel
GRT101 tons
Country  Portuguese
BuilderAntonio Dias dos Santos, Fao
OperatorJose de Almeida Junior & Co., Figueira da Foz
HistoryWooden schooner. Former names: Machado 9ยบ (1893-1911); Machado IX (1911-1914)

U-boat attacks on Sailing vessel Beira Alta

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
126 Mar 1918U 154 (Hermann Gercke)SunkStopped and scuttled.
34° 10'N, 14° 35'W
Lisbon - Madeira
saltpeter and general cargo

Position of attack on Beira Alta

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