Ships hit during WWI

Margrete


Photo courtesy of Danish Maritime Museum, Elsinore

NameMargrete
TypeSteamer
GRT1,277 tons
Country  Danish
Built1897
BuilderW. Gray & Co., Ltd., West Hartlepool
OperatorA/S Christianholms Fabrikker (S. Harboe), Copenhagen
History

U-boat attacks on Steamer Margrete


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
131 Oct 1917UB 65 (Martin Schelle)DamagedNorth Sea, towed Lerwick
60° 08'N, 1° 42'E
Copenhagen - Lerwick

4

212 Jul 1918UC 59 (Walther Strasser)prizeSkagerrak
57° 45'N, 9° 05'E
Aalborg - Hartlepool
in ballast
0

Taken as a prize, later released

Position of attacks on Margrete

Note. Map of attack temporarily disabled due to huge Google Maps price increase (20 July 2018).


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