Ships hit during WWI

Eemdijk

NameEemdijk
TypeSteamer
GRT3,048 tons
Country  Dutch
Built1910
BuilderRotterdam Droogdok Mij., Rotterdam
OperatorSolleveld, van der Meer & T. H. van Hattum’s Stoomv. Mij., Rotterdam
History

U-boat attacks on Steamer Eemdijk


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
17 Apr 1916UB 18 (Otto Steinbrinck)DamagedTorpedoed 5 miles SSW of St. Catherine’s Pt.
50° 30'N, 1° 19'W
Baltimore - Rotterdam
maize
0

Beached and refloated.

26 Jun 1917U 88 (Walther Schwieger)SunkN of the Shetlands
61° 40'N, 1° 40'W
Boston & Halifax - Rotterdam
rye, oats & maize
0

Position of attacks on Eemdijk

ship sunk.


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