Ships hit during WWI


Photo courtesy of Danish Maritime Museum, Elsinore

TypeSailing vessel
GRT1,611 tons
Country  Danish
BuilderGrangemouth Dockyard Co., Alloa
OperatorRederiselsk. Limfjorden (Rechnitzer, Thomsen & Co.), Aalborg
HistorySteel-hulled bark. Built as Emin Pascha.

U-boat attacks on Sailing vessel Quintero

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
116 Mar 1918UB 34 (Hellmuth von Ruckteschell)SunkStopped and scuttled off the Skaw
57° 54'N, 9° 33'E
Frederikshavn - New York
in ballast

Ship sunk as her papers indicated a change of flags during the war; the ship had previously been Allied-owned.

Position of attack on Quintero

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