Ships hit during WWI

H. B. Linnemann

NameH. B. Linnemann
TypeSailing vessel
GRT444 tons
Country  Danish
BuilderFevigs Jernskibsbyg., Fevig
OperatorA/S Hans Pedersen, Marstal
HistoryThree-masted, steel-hulled schooner.

U-boat attacks on Sailing vessel H. B. Linnemann

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
14 Apr 1917U 55 (Wilhelm Werner)DamagedDamaged by gunfire 25-30 miles NW of Achille Head. Again shelled by U 86 later in the day.

Gothenburg - Casablanca

Despite shell damage did not sink; vessel ultimately towed into Galway and repaired.

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