Ships hit during WWI

Kongen

NameKongen
TypeSailing vessel
GRT714 tons
Country  Norwegian
Built1883
BuilderJ. T. Strenge & Sohn, Hammelwarden
OperatorNorsk trælasteksport (Løytnant Brun), Kristiania
History

U-boat attacks on Sailing vessel Kongen


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
121 Jul 1918UB 113 (Ulrich Pilzecker)Sunk70 miles SW of Lindesnaes
57.15N, 06.21E
Drammen – West Hartlepool
pitprops
0

The drifting wreck of Kongen was sighted by the British submarine J 4 on July 31 (salvage attempt unsuccesful) and August 5, when G 1 set her stern on fire through shell fire.

Position of attack on Kongen

Legend

1918 (1).

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