World War IDS Blaatind

DS Blaatind was sunk by artillery fire on April 22, 1917, by the German U-boat U-33. The ship was en route between Giglio and Argentario in the Mediterranean Sea, carrying a cargo of coal. Tragically, 2 persons lost their lives and 13 were wounded in the sinking. Later, a British steamship rescued the survivors. (Sources: Sjø and Med norsk skib i verdenskrigen)

Martime enquiry: Blaatind

(Source: Sjøforklaringer over norske skibes krigsforlis, 1914-1918. B. 2 : 1ste halvaar 1917, via

About DS Blaatind

  • Nationality


  • Built


  • Wrecked


  • Carrier

    Johs. Leborg, Ålesund

  • Tonnage

    2500 dvt