Ships hit during WWI

Est

NameEst
TypeSteamer
GRT1,426 tons
Country  Russian
Built1912
BuilderStettiner Oderwerke, Stettin
OperatorImperial Russian Navy requisition
Historyor Esstyi

U-boat attacks on Steamer Est


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
116 Oct 1917UC 60 (Waldemar von Fischer)Sunkoff Ekenäs. Wreck at 59°52,534 N, 23°51,947 E (WGS84)
59.53N, 23.52E




Salved in 1918 and towed to Germany but found to be not worth repairing. In 2009 received an information from Erik Saanila, a local researcher that she is still on the seabed near Ekenäs at a depth of 32 meters. Confirmed by finnish diver Jukka Sulku (2013)

Position of attack on Est

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1917 (1).

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