Ships hit during WWI

Petrolite

NamePetrolite
TypeTanker
GRT3,710 tons
Country  American
Built1894
BuilderStandard Oil Co. (New Jersey), New York
OperatorAkt. Ges. “Vulcan”, Stettin
History

U-boat attacks on Tanker Petrolite


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
15 Dec 1915U 39 (Walter Forstmann)DamagedMediterannean - lightly damaged by 1 shell hit, one crewman injured



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210 Jun 1917U 39 (Walter Forstmann)Sunk185 miles W1/2S of Cap Spartel
35° 03'N, 9° 13'W
Genoa- United Sates
in ballast
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Position of attack on Petrolite

ship sunk.


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