Ships hit during WWI

Louis Joseph

NameLouis Joseph
TypeAuxiliary motor
GRT197 tons
Country  French
BuilderJ.J. Patje & Zonen, Waterhuizen
OperatorFaustin et Cie, La Rochelle chartered by S. Lecou, Nantes
HistorySteel-hulled three-masted schooner fitted with an auxiliary motor. Built as Gerhard.

U-boat attacks on Auxiliary motor Louis Joseph

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
118 Jan 1917UC 18 (Wilhelm Kiel)Sunk6 miles S34E from Guilvinec, southern Brittany

La Rochelle-Port Talbot
Pitprops 230 t.

Vessel finally sank 2 1/2 h; after detonation of scuttling charges.

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