Ships hit during WWI

Sirius

NameSirius
TypeSailing vessel
GRT1,053 tons
Country  Norwegian
Built1889
BuilderW. Pickersgill & Sons, Sunderland
OperatorA/S Seilskibsrederiet Sirius (L. Severin Skougaard), Kristiania
HistoryIron-hulled bark. Built as Inca.

U-boat attacks on Sailing vessel Sirius


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
122 Mar 1917U 57 (Carl-Siegfried Ritter von Georg)SunkStopped and scuttled in the northern North Sea. 58°35’N, 01°38’E per KTB
58° 40'N, 1° 50'E
Buenos Aires – Odense
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Position of attack on Sirius

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