|Builder||Huijgens & van Gelder, Amsterdam|
|Operator||A/S Glimt (Jacobsen & Thon, Fredrikstad), Kristiania|
|History||Iron-hulled bark with wood seathing. Built as Catharina for J. Veth, Amsterdam. Sold to J. M. Jonasen m.fl. of Sarpsborg in 1893, the first in a series of Norwegian owners. In 1916, A/S Glimt (Jacobsen & Thon, Fredrikstad) acquired the vessel, which was renamed Solglimt in January 1917.|
U-boat attacks on Sailing vessel Solglimt
|1||10 Aug 1917||U 75 (Fritz Schmolling)||Sunk||Stopped near the Faroe Islands on August 10, 1917 by U 44. The crew abandoned the bark, but for reasons that are unclear, U 44 did not sink the vessel. U 75 came across the drafting, abandoned Solglimt on August 19 and sank her by gunnery.||61° 44'N, 3° 05'W||Rosario – Kristiania||maize||0|
Position of attack on Solglimt
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