Ships hit during WWI

Vordingborg


Photo courtesy of Danish Maritime Museum, Elsinore

NameVordingborg
TypeSteamer
GRT2,155 tons
Country  Danish
Built1908
BuilderFevigs Jernskibsbyg., Fevig
OperatorA/S Dampsk. Selsk. Dannebrog (C. K. Hansen), Copenhagen
History

U-boat attacks on Steamer Vordingborg


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
111 Jul 1917UC 77 (Reinhard von Rabenau)Sunk25 miles NE of Ushant
48.52N, 05.16W
Cardiff - Huelva
coal
0

Scuttled after crew abandoned vessel after a torpedo miss.

Position of attack on Vordingborg

Legend

1917 (1).

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