Ships hit during WWI


TypeSailing vessel
GRT1,975 tons
Country  Norwegian
BuilderHuijgens & van Gelder, Amsterdam
OperatorA/S Odderø (Thv. B. Heistein & Sønner A/S), Kristiansand
HistorySteel-hulled, ship-rigged sailing vessel. Built as Europa.

U-boat attacks on Sailing vessel Asra

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
15 May 1917U 58 (Kurt Wippern)SunkStopped and sunk by gunnery about 140 miles WNW of Tory Island
55° 40'N, 12° 10'W
Belfast – New York
in ballast

Position of attack on Asra

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