Ships hit during WWI


GRT1,741 tons
Country  Swedish
BuilderW. Dobson & Co., Newcastle
OperatorRederi A/B Svenska Lloyd (H. Metcalfe), Göteborg
HistoryBuilt as Talavera for H. Scholefield & Son, Newcastle. Owner listed from 1901 as Talavera SS. Cop., Ltd. (Arthur Scholefield), Newcastle. Sold in 1904 to Ångfartygs A/B Kullen (C. A. Banck), Helsingborg. Sold again in 1917, this time to Rederi A/B Svenska Lloyd and renamed Fylgia.

U-boat attacks on Steamer Fylgia

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
124 Jan 1918UC 49 (Hans Kükenthal)SunkTorpedoed and sunk about 10 miles SE of Bell Rock
56° 23'N, 2° 15'W
Göteborg - Rouen
general cargo

Master: M. V. Edström. Had sailed from Skudesnes Fjord on the 22nd in convoy HZ2. At the time of her loss, Fylgia had become separated from the convoy due to fog.

Position of attack on Fylgia

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