Ships hit during WWI


TypeSailing vessel
GRT282 tons
Country  Portuguese
BuilderCook, Appledore
OperatorAveirense Empreza de Pesca “Boa Esperança”, Lda, Aveiro
HistoryBuilt as Ocean Ranger. Wooden brigantine. Apparently sold to Portuguese owners only in 1916.

U-boat attacks on Sailing vessel Brizella

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
19 Dec 1916U 38 (Max Valentiner)SunkW of Gibraltar
38° 05'N, 10° 02'W
Lisbon - Madeira & Mondego

Or on a voyage from Lisbon to New Orleans.

Position of attack on Brizella

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