Ships hit during WWI

Edith Fische

NameEdith Fische
GRT1,818 tons
Country  Norwegian
BuilderR. Thompson & Sons, Sunderland
OperatorD/S A/S Tramp (M. Fische), Bodø
HistoryBuilt as Aristea.

U-boat attacks on Steamer Edith Fische

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
128 Jun 1917UC 61 (Georg Gerth)Damaged18 miles ENE of Start Point

Fécamp - Newport
in ballast

Hit by shellfire, several crew lightly injured. The arrived of RN trawlers prevented UC 61 from sinking the steamer.

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