Ships hit during WWI

Hekla


Photo courtesy of Danish Maritime Museum, Elsinore

NameHekla
TypeSteamer
GRT937 tons
Country  Danish
Built1891
BuilderBurmeister & Wain, Copenhagen
OperatorA/S Dampsk. Selsk. Standard (S. Simonsen), Copenhagen
History

U-boat attacks on Steamer Hekla


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
125 Dec 1917UC 53 (Kurt Albrecht)SunkMined 3 miles SW of Cape Palinuro
39.50N, 15.42E
Bone via Messina - Livorno
phosphates
13

Position of attack on Hekla

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1917 (1).

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