Ships hit during WWI

New Sweden

NameNew Sweden
TypeSteamer
GRT5,319 tons
Country  Swedish
Built1913
BuilderEarle’s SB. & Eng. Co., Ltd., Hull
OperatorA/B Svenska Ostasiatiska Kompaniet, Göteborg
HistoryBuilt for A/B Svenska Amerika-Mexico Linien (Dan Broström), Göteborg, transferred to A/B Svenska Ostasiatiska Kompanie in 1916.

U-boat attacks on Steamer New Sweden


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
120 May 1918UB 50 (Franz Becker)SunkTorpedoed 20 miles SxW of the Sabinal Light
36.24N, 02.40W
Genoa - Gibraltar
in ballast
0

Master: J. M. Renström. In convoy GaG24.

Position of attack on New Sweden

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1918 (1).

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