Ships hit during WWI

Bjerkø

NameBjerkø
TypeSteamer
GRT1,871 tons
Country  Norwegian
Built1912
BuilderSir Raylton Dixon & Co., Ltd., Middlesbrough
OperatorD/S A/S “Danto” (D. Steen), Christiania
HistoryBuilt as Karl Schroers for Karl Schroers’ Stoomv. Mij., Rotterdam. Sold and renamed in 1916.

U-boat attacks on Steamer Bjerkø


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
15 Jul 1917UB 18 (Claus Lafrenz)SunkTorpedoed 7 miles NW of the Triagoz LH
48.50N, 03.51W
Melilla - West Hartlepool
iron ore
16

Position of attack on Bjerkø

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1917 (1).

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