Ships hit during WWI

Elsie Birdett

NameElsie Birdett
TypeSailing vessel
GRT118 tons
Country  British
Built1914
Builder?, Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia
OperatorJob Brothers & Co. Ltd., St. John’s, Newfoundland
HistoryWooden schooner.

U-boat attacks on Sailing vessel Elsie Birdett


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
13 Apr 1918U 152 (Constantin Kolbe)SunkStopped and sunk off the Canary Islands.
44° 38'N, 24° 28'W
Oporto - Burgeo, Newfoundland
salt
6

Crew not recovered from the lifeboat.

Position of attack on Elsie Birdett

Legend

1918 (1).

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