Ships hit during WWI


TypeSailing vessel
GRT200 tons
Country  French
OperatorVincent, Dunkerque
HistoryTonnage estimate based upon U 102’s KTB.

U-boat attacks on Sailing vessel Lucien

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
18 Dec 1917U 102 (Curt Beitzen)SunkSunk by gunnery 27 miles E of Start Point

Swansea - Calais
presumably coal

U 102 claimed to have sank an unidentified sailing vessel steering on a 30° course. Identity of vessel sunk presumed; Lucien posted as missing after sailing from Swansea on December 3.

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