Ships hit during WWI


GRT1,418 tons
Country  Swedish
BuilderWorkman, Clark & Co., Belfast
OperatorRederi A/B Concordia (J. A. Waller), Göteborg
HistoryIron-hulled. Built as River Ettrick for SS. River Ettrick, Ltd. (J. Little & Co.), Glasgow. In 1894, ownership passed to J. Little & Co., Glasgow. Sold in 1897 to Rederi A/B Concordia (J. A. Waller), Göteborg and the vessel was renmaed Rumina.

U-boat attacks on Steamer Rumina

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
124 Oct 1915U 17 (Hans Walther)prizeMined E of Gotland Island

Hörnefors - London

Taken as prize by U17 8 miles SW of Svenska Högarne Lightand ordered to proceed to Libau. En route, she struck a mine and sank. The casualties occurred from the mining. Master: A. E. Svanberg.

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