World War IDS Rym

DS Rym was struck by a mine on July 14, 1915, by a mine laid by the German U-boat UC-1. The ship was en route from Newcastle to Rochefort, carrying coal. One person lost his life in the incident. The survivors were later rescued by a British patrol boat. (Sources: Sjøhistorie.no and Med norsk skib i verdenskrigen)

Maritime enquiry: Rym

(Source: Sjøforklaringer over norske skibes krigsforlis, 1914-1918. B. 1 : 1914, 1915, 1916, via Nb.no)

About DS Rym

  • Nationality

    11659

  • Built

    1908

  • Wrecked

    14.07.1915

  • Carrier

    J. Lund & Co, Bergen

  • Tonnage

    1640 dvt

Casualties