Ships hit during WWI


TypeSailing vessel
GRT1,793 tons
Country  Norwegian
BuilderJ. C. Tecklenborg, Geestemünde
OperatorThv. B. Heistein & Sønner A/S, Kristiansand
HistorySteel-hulled, ship-rigged sailing vessel. Built as Philadelphia.

U-boat attacks on Sailing vessel Askepot

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
129 Apr 1917U 21 (Otto Hersing)SunkStopped and sunk 135 miles W1/2S of Scilly
49° 48'N, 9° 17'W
Cork - Philadelphia
in ballast

Position of attack on Askepot

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