Ships hit during WWI

Europe

NameEurope
TypeSailing vessel
GRT356 tons
Country  French
Built1888
BuilderH. Stiansen, Arendal
OperatorArmement Gustave Gauthier, Fécamp
HistoryWooden three-masted schooner. Recently bought from armement Veuve A. Ladiray, Fécamp

U-boat attacks on Sailing vessel Europe


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
19 Sep 1916UB 39 (Werner Fürbringer)SunkScuttled 30 miles WNW of Ile de Sein, Brittany
48° 05'N, 5° 44'W
Saint Nazaire - Cardiff
ballast
0

Master Gustave Joly. Crew rescued the following morning by a pilot-boat and landed at Audierne.

Position of attack on Europe

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