Ships hit during WWI


TypeSailing vessel
GRT2,115 tons
Country  Norwegian
BuilderRussell & Co., Port Glasgow
OperatorA/S Christianssand (S. O. Stray & Co.), Kristiansand
HistorySteel-hulled four-masted bark. Built as Dowan Hill.

U-boat attacks on Sailing vessel Snig

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
15 May 1917U 49 (Richard Hartmann)SunkStopped and sunk 200 miles W of Tory Island. 54.26N, 12.52W per KTB
54° 08'N, 13° 36'W
Belfast – St.Thomas
in ballast

Position of attack on Snig

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