Ships hit during WWI


TypeSailing vessel
GRT2,704 tons
Country  Norwegian
BuilderGrangemouth DY Co., Alloa
OperatorSkibs-A/S Noreg (Lauritz Sundt & J. M. Holst), Kristiania
HistoryFour-masted, steel-hulled bark.

U-boat attacks on Sailing vessel Alcides

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
131 Jul 1917U 54 (Kurt Heeseler)SunkNW of Ireland
55° 05'N, 17° 05'W
Liverpool – Savannah, GA
in ballast

Missing per Lloyd’s War Losses; vessel was sunk with no survivors.

Position of attack on Alcides

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