Ships hit during WWI

Victoria 2

NameVictoria 2
GRT2,798 tons
Country  Norwegian
BuilderIrvine & Co., West Hartlepool
OperatorDampsk. A/S “Victoria 2” (E. & N. Chr. Evensen), Christiania
HistoryBuilt as Pendower for London & Northern SS. Co., Ltd. (Pyman Bros.), London. Sold to Victor de Chavarri, Bilbao in 1913 and renamed Victoria. In 1915, Einar Stensrud, Skien purchased the vessel and renamed her Import. A year later, Dampsk. A/S "Victoria 2" acquired the vessel and renamed her Victoria 2.

U-boat attacks on Steamer Victoria 2

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
16 Jul 1917UC 71 (Reinhold Saltzwedel)SunkStopped and scuttled 35 miles N of Ushant

Fowey - New York
china clay

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