Ships hit during WWI


TypeSailing vessel
GRT1,592 tons
Country  Norwegian
BuilderRussell & Co., Port Glasgow
OperatorA/S Skjold (O. Gotaas), Kristiania
HistorySteel-hulled bark.

U-boat attacks on Sailing vessel Skjold

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
121 Apr 1917U 61 (Victor Dieckmann)SunkSunk by gunnery WNW of Fastnet
51° 41'N, 14° 37'W
New York - Glasgow
oil & grease in drums

2 men drowned from their lifeboat when it capsized

Position of attack on Skjold

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