Ships hit during WWI

Bon Premier

NameBon Premier
TypeSailing vessel
GRT1,352 tons
Country  French
BuilderA. G. “Neptun”, Rostock
OperatorSociété Générale de Transports Maritimes, Marseilles
HistorySteel-hulled bark. Built as Frieda Mahn for H. Mentz, Rostock. She was seized in August 1914 by French forces in the western Channel and assigned to Cie. Française de Marine et de Commerce, Cherbourg and renamed Bon Premier. In 1917, she was bought by SGTM.

U-boat attacks on Sailing vessel Bon Premier

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
129 Sep 1917U 60 (Karlgeorg Schuster)SunkStopped, shelled and sunk about 200 miles SW of Ushant
46° 06'N, 11° 25'W
Fort de France - Bordeaux

Captain Louis BRE

Position of attack on Bon Premier

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