World War IDS Skaala

DS Skaala was torpedoed by the German U-boat UB-35 on December 26, 1917, west of Prawle Point. The ship was en route from Port Talbot to Rouen, France, carrying coal briquettes. One person lost his life in the shipwreck. The survivors were later rescued by a British naval vessel. (Source: Sjø

Maritime enquiry: Skaala

(Source: Sjøforklaringer over norske skibes krigsforlis, 1914-1918. B. 3 : 2det halvaar 1917, via

About DS Skaala

  • Nationality


  • Built


  • Wrecked


  • Carrier

    Adolph Halvorsen, Bergen

  • Tonnage

    1750 dvt