Ships hit during WWI


GRT1,095 tons
Country  Swedish
BuilderE. Withy & Co., Hartlepool
OperatorRederi A/B Olof (J. E. Österlund), Norrköping
HistoryBuilt as Hardwick for R. Ropner & Co., West Hartlepool. Iron-hulled. Went through a series of Swedish owners from 1898 on, which was also when the vessel was renamed Lizzie. Rederi A/B Olof acquired the steamer in 1917.

U-boat attacks on Steamer Lizzie

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
119 May 1917UC 58 (Karl Vesper)prizeoff the Finnish coast near Raumo

Stockholm - Raumo
general cargo

Taken as prize to Libau and retained. Master: A. Andersson

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