World War IDS Modiva

DS Modiva was struck by a mine on January 31, 1917, by a mine laid by the German U-boat UC-47 southeast of Flamborough Head. The ship was en route from Hartlepool to Rouen, France, carrying coal. Three people lost their lives in the shipwreck. (Source: Sjø

Maritime enquiry: Modiva

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

About DS Modiva

  • Nationality


  • Built


  • Wrecked


  • Carrier

    Ivar An. Christensens Rederi, Kristiania

  • Tonnage

    1850 dvt