Ships hit during WWI


TypeSailing vessel
GRT301 tons
Country  French
BuilderE. J. Smit & Zoon, Westerbroek
OperatorJ. T. Humarau & Cie., Bordeaux
HistoryBuilt as a steel schooner-rigged motor tanker. Heavy damaged at Bordeaux on November 7, 1915 in a petroleum fire and deleted from Lloyd's Register as a result. Apparently repaired and resumed trading, likely as a pure sailing vessel and no longer a tanker.

U-boat attacks on Sailing vessel Bearnais

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
122 Jan 1917UC 21 (Reinhold Saltzwedel)SunkStopped and sunk SW of La Coubre
45° 31'N, 1° 36'W
Bordeaux - Barry

Position of attack on Bearnais

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