Ships hit during WWI

Babin Chevaye

NameBabin Chevaye
TypeSailing vessel
GRT2,174 tons
Country  French
Built1901
BuilderChants. Nantais de Const. Maritimes, Nantes
OperatorBureau frères et Baillergeau, Nantes
HistorySteel-hulled bark.

U-boat attacks on Sailing vessel Babin Chevaye


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
114 Jan 1918U 93 (Helmut Gerlach)SunkStopped and sunk 30 miles WSW of Penmarch
47.36N, 05.07W
Autofagasta - Nantes
nitrate
0

Attribution by Spindler to U 84 is incorrect. U 93 definitely identified from the inquiry made from the crew (mainly first name of officers, function on board etc...) compared to the Ehrenrangliste data.

Position of attack on Babin Chevaye

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1918 (1).

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