Ships hit during WWI


GRT558 tons
Country  Norwegian
Builder?, Windsor, Nova Scotia
OperatorH.P.Jacobsen (Langesund)
HistoryA bark that had been cut down to a lighter. Owner at time of loss uncertain, owned in 1912 by A/S Florida (HS.P. Jacobsen), Langesund while still a bark.

U-boat attacks on Barge Florida

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
130 Sep 1915U 16 (Leo Hillebrand)SunkStopped and sunk 40 miles off Lindesnaes

Kristiania – Hull
pit props

Under tow of the whaler Whangaroo when stopped. U 16 released the whaler.

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