Ships hit during WWI


TypeSailing vessel
GRT179 tons
Country  Portuguese
BuilderJ.H. Vaux, Harwich
OperatorJ. Mourao & Cia., Oporto
HistoryThree-masted wooden schooner. Built as Jubilee, and went through a number of owners while under British ownership. In 1910, she was sold to Antonio Dos Santos SA, Oporto and renamed Antonio Julio. In 1916 sold again, this time to J. Mourao & Cia. and renamed Minho.

U-boat attacks on Sailing vessel Minho

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
122 Jan 1917U 57 (Carl-Siegfried Ritter von Georg)SunkStopped and set on fire SW Fastnet or 260 miles off Finisterre

Oporto - Cardiff
pit props

Total loss

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