Ships hit during WWI

Orkney

NameOrkney
TypeSailing vessel
GRT291 tons
Country  Danish
Built1872
BuilderA. Stephen & Sons, Glasgow
Operator“Orkney”, Aalborg
HistoryIron-hulled bark.

U-boat attacks on Sailing vessel Orkney


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
19 Aug 1918U 157 (Ortwin Rave)SunkStopped and scuttled well west of Gibraltar.
39.50N, 17.47W
Cadiz - Reykjavik
salt
5

Position of attack on Orkney

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1918 (1).

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