World War IDS Graafjeld

DS Graafjeld was struck by a mine on January 15, 1917, by a mine laid by the German U-boat UC-43 northeast of Flamborough Head. The ship was en route from Ålesund to Hull, carrying a cargo of herring. Eight people lost their lives in the shipwreck. (Source: Sjø

Maritime enquiry: Graafjeld

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

About DS Graafjeld

  • Nationality


  • Built


  • Wrecked


  • Carrier

    Skogland & Rasmussen, Haugesund

  • Tonnage

    1000 dvt