Ships hit during WWI

Aurora


Photo courtesy of Danish Maritime Museum, Elsinore

NameAurora
TypeSteamer
GRT768 tons
Country  Danish
Built1905
BuilderHowaldtswerke, Kiel
OperatorDet Forenede Dampskibs Selskab, Copenhagen
History

U-boat attacks on Steamer Aurora


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
127 Aug 1917U 87 (Rudolf Schneider)SunkTorpedoed in convoy at 7:45 pm about 25 miles ESE of Lerwick
60° 35'N, 0° 07'E
Newcastle - Nakskov
coal
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Position of attack on Aurora

ship sunk.


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