Ships hit during WWI

Marie Louise

NameMarie Louise
TypeSailing vessel
GRT157 tons
Country  French
BuilderP. Sevestre, Nantes
OperatorBenchaya & Darmon, Oran
HistoryPossibly later resold to a shipowner named Geoffroy. Wooden three-masted schooner.

U-boat attacks on Sailing vessel Marie Louise

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
18 Sep 1916UB 23 (Ernst Voigt)SunkSet afire and sunk 23 miles N18W of Ushant at 5.30 pm.
48° 50'N, 5° 18'W
Bodeaux - Port Talbot
pit props

Master Alexis Geoffoy. Crew landed safely ashore the following morning.

Position of attack on Marie Louise

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