Ships hit during WWI


TypeSailing vessel
GRT1,531 tons
Country  Norwegian
BuilderOusborne, Graham & Co., Sunderland
OperatorA/S Asters (Thv. B. Heistein & Sønner A/S), Kristiansand
HistoryIron-hulled bark. Built as Ganges.

U-boat attacks on Sailing vessel Asters

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
128 May 1917UC 55 (Theodor Schultz)SunkStopped and scuttled 150 miles WxN of Scilly Island
50° 00'N, 7° 00'W
Philadelphia – Le Havre
drummed vegetable oil & parafin

Position of attack on Asters

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