Ships hit during WWI


GRT1,450 tons
Country  Swedish
BuilderCraig, Taylor & Co., Stockton
OperatorA/B Svenska Amerika Mexico Linien (Dan Broström), Göteborg
HistoryBuilt as Bengar for SS. Bengar Co., Ltd. (J. Hoult), Liverpool. In 1899, sold to Dampskibs. Selsk. Jylland (V. Greibe), Esbjerg and renamed Karen. In 1909, A/S D/S Dania (Chr. Andresen), Esbjerg and renamed Fanny. From 1914 on, resold often, ending up with A/B Svenska Amerika Mexico Linien in 1918.

U-boat attacks on Steamer Fanny

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
119 Sep 1918UB 88 (Reinhard von Rabenau)SunkTorpedoed while in convoy off Raz de Sein

Newport - Bordeaux

Master: J. E. Waldh

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