Ships hit during WWI

Rose Dorothea

NameRose Dorothea
TypeSailing vessel
GRT147 tons
Country  British
Builder?, Essex, Massachusetts
OperatorW. Campbell & J. J. McKay, St. John’s, Newfoundland
HistoryWooden schooner.

U-boat attacks on Sailing vessel Rose Dorothea

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
116 Feb 1917U 21 (Otto Hersing)SunkStopped and sunk 15 miles off Cape Santa Maria
36° 50'N, 8° 25'W
St. John’s, Newfoundland - Oporto

Captain William H.Bradbury. Location also given as 30 miles SExE from Cape St. Vincent

Position of attack on Rose Dorothea

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