Ships hit during WWI


TypeSailing vessel
GRT2,348 tons
Country  Norwegian
BuilderFairfield SB. & Eng. Co., Ltd., Ltd., Glasgow
OperatorA/S Odderø (Thv. B. Heistein & Sons A/S), Kristiansand
HistoryFour-basted steel-hulled bark. Built as Chiltonford.

U-boat attacks on Sailing vessel Asalia

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
130 Jun 1917UC 44 (Kurt Tebbenjohanns)SunkStopped and sunk in the Western Approaches
51° 00'N, 13° 50'W
New York - Dublin
drummed parafin

Vessel only sank on July 1 from a combination of scuttling charges, artillery fire, and setting on fire.

Position of attack on Asalia

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