Ships hit during WWI


TypeSailing vessel
GRT2,189 tons
Country  French
BuilderAtel. & Chant. de la Loire, St. Nazaire
OperatorAnt. Dom. Bordes et fils, Dunkerque
HistorySteel-hulled bark.

U-boat attacks on Sailing vessel Brenn

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
116 Jan 1917U 59 (Wilhelm von Fircks)SunkStopped and scuttled about 90 miles 90 miles north of Cape Ortegal
45° 25'N, 7° 49'W
La Pallice - Taltal
in ballast

Previous position 20 miles NNW of Ushant is in error. Actual position taken from KTB.

Position of attack on Brenn

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