Ships hit during WWI

Caracas

NameCaracas
TypeAuxiliary motor
GRT1,077 tons
Country  Norwegian
Built1893
BuilderFevigs Jernskibsbyggeri, Gimstad
OperatorA/S ├śrums Rederi (Nils A. ├śrum), Kristiania
HistorySteel-hull sailing vessel, originally a bark, possibly downrigged to a schooner in 1915 when an auxiliary motor was fitted. Built as Eos.

U-boat attacks on Auxiliary motor Caracas


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
12 Sep 1917UB 49 (Hans von Mellenthin)SunkStopped and scuttled about 130 miles NNW of Cape Finisterre
46° 00'N, 11° 04'W
Philadelphia - La Pallice
drummed lubricating oil
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Position of attack on Caracas


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