Ships hit during WWI

Yenisei

NameYenisei
TypeMinelayer
GRT3,600 tons
Country  Russian
Built1906
BuilderBaltic Works, St. Petersburg
OperatorImperial Russian navy
History

U-boat attacks on Minelayer Yenisei


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
14 Jun 1915U 26 (Egewolf Freiherr von Berckheim)SunkBaltic Sea
59° 10'N, 23° 43'E




200+ plus killed; 21 survivors including the minelayer’s chief engineer.

Position of attack on Yenisei

ship sunk.


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