Ships hit during WWI

Consul N. Nielsen

Photo courtesy of Danish Maritime Museum, Elsinore

NameConsul N. Nielsen
TypeSailing vessel
GRT1,395 tons
Country  Danish
BuilderA. Dubigeon, Nantes
OperatorRederi A/S Nielsen (Aage Nielsen), Nykjøbing
HistorySteel-hulled bark. Built as Jules Verne.

U-boat attacks on Sailing vessel Consul N. Nielsen

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
129 May 1917U 69 (Ernst Wilhelms)SunkStopped and sunk NW of the Hebrides
59° 02'N, 9° 00'W
Buenos Aires - Copenhagen

or 59.50N, 09.30W

Position of attack on Consul N. Nielsen

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