Ships hit during WWI

Edouard Detaille

NameEdouard Detaille
TypeSailing vessel
GRT2,185 tons
Country  French
BuilderAtel. & Chant. de la Loire, Nantes
OperatorSoc. Générale d’Armement (G. Belot), Nantes
HistorySteel-hulled bark.

U-boat attacks on Sailing vessel Edouard Detaille

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
125 Sep 1917U 60 (Karlgeorg Schuster)SunkStopped and then sunk by torpedoed.
46° 00'N, 9° 30'W
Sydney - Rochefort (France)
3000 tons of wheat

Per vessel’s captain, position when sunk was longitude 11.50W of Paris meridian i.e. 9.30W of Greenwich.

Position of attack on Edouard Detaille

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