Ships hit during WWI


GRT3,553 tons
Country  French
BuilderFurness, Withy & Co., Ltd., West Hartlepool
OperatorSoc. Les Affréteurs Réunis (J. Stern), Rouen

U-boat attacks on Steamer Flore

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
126 Jul 1917U 71 (Walter Gude)Sunk8 miles E of Fetlar Island (Shetland)

Archangelsk - Brest
passengers & general cargo

Sank after an unidentified explosion. Given the location, it is probable that she hit a mine laid by U 71 on 31.5.1917 (Barrage 105b). Same night, s/s Ethelwynn was damaged in the same area.

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