Ships hit during WWI

Ledaal

NameLedaal
TypeSteamer
GRT2,257 tons
Country  Norwegian
Built1901
BuilderGrangemouth & Greenock Dkyd. Co., Greenock
OperatorRederi A/S Vestlandske Lloyd (Brødrene Olsen), Stavanger
History

U-boat attacks on Steamer Ledaal


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
118 Sep 1918U 157 (Ortwin Rave)Sunk34.11N, 20.20W per KTB.
33.50N, 20.05W
Gibraltar - Montevideo
in ballast
1

A boarding crew placed bombs in the fore hold and blew up the steamer which went down bow first at about 8:00 a.m. Master was Thorstein Gjesdal.

Position of attack on Ledaal

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1918 (1).

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