|Builder||Napier, Shanks & Bell, Glasgow|
|Operator||Galena Signal Oil Co., New York|
|History||Steel-hulled. Built as a bark Foohng Suey for the C. Brewer & Co., Ltd. (C. Brewer & Co., Boston), Honolulu. In 1912, owned by the The Texas Co., Port Arthur, Texas. In port, dismasted, 1914. Reapired, rerigged as a schooner barge for the Scully Towing & Transportation Line, Perth Amboy, N.J. Sold to the Galena Signal Oil Co., New York in 1916 and renamed Galena.|
U-boat attacks on Sailing vessel Galena
|1||24 Nov 1916||Damaged||26 miles NW Le Havre||49° 42'N, 0° 30'W|
|2||25 Jun 1917||UC 17 (Werner Fürbringer)||Sunk||Stopped and scuttled 70 miles WxS of Ushant||New York - Rouen||0|
Position of attack on Galena
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