Ships hit during WWI


GRT711 tons
Country  Swedish
BuilderFlensburger Schiffsbau Ges., Flensburg
OperatorRederi A/B Baltic-France (J. Källmann), Göteborg
HistoryIron-hulled. Built as Spica for Holm & Molzen, Flensburg. Sold to Esbjerg Dampsk. Selsk. (Pagh & Quist- Pedersen), Esbjerg and renamed Mercur in 1899. J. Källmann purchased the steamer in 1915, transferring it to the Rederi A/B Baltic-France in 1916.

U-boat attacks on Steamer Mercur

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
119 Oct 1916U 71 (Hugo Schmidt)SunkStopped and sunk 10 miles E of the Skaw LV

Göteborg - Goole
general cargo

Master: A. E. Ödman

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