Ships hit during WWI


TypeSailing vessel
GRT1,409 tons
Country  Norwegian
BuilderNapier & Miller Ltd., Glasgow
OperatorA/S Vestlandske Petroleumscompagnie, Bergen
HistorySteel-hulled bark fitted as a tanker. Built as Rendova.

U-boat attacks on Sailing vessel Snespurven

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
12 Apr 1917U 59 (Wilhelm von Fircks)SunkStopped and sunk by gunnery 25 miles SSW of Tuskar
50° 55'N, 7° 03'W
New York - Dublin
refined oil

Position of attack on Snespurven

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