Ships hit during WWI

Rancagua

NameRancagua
TypeSailing vessel
GRT2,729 tons
Country  French
Built1902
BuilderChant. & Atel. de Saint Nazaire, Rouen
OperatorAnt. Dom. Bordes et fils, Dunkerque
HistorySteel-hulled ship-rigged sailing vessel.

U-boat attacks on Sailing vessel Rancagua


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
110 Feb 1917UB 39 (Heinrich K├╝stner)SunkSunk in the Bay of Biscay.
46° 02'N, 5° 30'W
Mejillones - Bordeaux
nitrate


Crew not recovered from lifeboats; vessel posted as missing.

Position of attack on Rancagua


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