World War IDS Dicto

DS Dicto was sunk by artillery fire from the German U-boat UB-39 on April 5, 1917, off Armen Rock. The ship was en route from Aquilas to Maryport, carrying a cargo of iron ore. Dicto was originally part of a convoy but fell behind when the ship was sunk. One person lost his life in the shipwreck. (Source: Sjø

Maritime enquiry: Dicto

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

About DS Dicto

  • Nationality


  • Built


  • Wrecked


  • Carrier

    B. Stolt - Nielsen, Haugesund

  • Tonnage

    4090 dvt