Ships hit during WWI


TypeSailing vessel
GRT1,811 tons
Country  Norwegian
BuilderR. & J. Evans, Liverpool
OperatorA/S Metropolis (Thv. B. Heistein & Sønner A/S), Kristiansand
HistoryFour-masted, iron-hulled bark.

U-boat attacks on Sailing vessel Metropolis

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
124 Apr 1917U 61 (Victor Dieckmann)SunkStopped and scuttled SW of the Scillys
48° 30'N, 11° 15'W
Philadelphia – Le Havre
lubricating oil in drums

Position of attack on Metropolis

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