Ships hit during WWI


Photo courtesy of Danish Maritime Museum, Elsinore

TypeSailing ship
GRT412 tons
Country  Danish
BuilderSchömer, Jensen & Co., Tönning
OperatorA.M. Knudsen, Sønderho
HistorySteel-hulled bark.

U-boat attacks on Sailing ship Martha

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
119 Oct 1917UB 66 (Fritz Wernicke)SunkSunk by gunfire.
61° 12'N, 2° 10'W
Kingston, Jamacia - Aarhus

Vessel posted as missing; crew not recovered from lifeboats.

Position of attack on Martha


1917 (1).

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