Ships hit during WWI


GRT1,117 tons
Country  Swedish
BuilderR. Irvine & Co., West Hartlepool
OperatorBloms Rederi A/B (F. G. Blom), Norrköping
HistoryIron-hulled. Built as Constance for G. Pyman & Co., West Hartlepool. Sold in 1897 to Ångfartygs A/B Tirfing (A. Broström & Son), Göteborg and renamed Tirfing. Sold in 1911 to Bloms Rederi A/B (F. G. Blom), Norrköping and renamed Birgit.

U-boat attacks on Steamer Birgit

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
126 Feb 1916UC 10 (Alfred Nitzsche)SunkMined 4 miles outside of the Kentish Knock LV
51° 39'N, 1° 39'E
Stockholm - London

Master: A. G. Sjösten

Position of attack on Birgit


1916 (1).

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