World War IDS Vale

DS Vale was torpedoed by the German U-boat UC-77 on May 4, 1917. The ship was en route from Newcastle to Bergen in ballast (without cargo). Three people lost their lives in the shipwreck.

(Source: Sjøhistorie.no)

Maritime enquiry: Vale

(Source: Sjøforklaringer over norske skibes krigsforlis, 1914-1918. B. 2 : 1ste halvaar 1917, via Nb.no)

About DS Vale

  • Nationality

    11659

  • Built

    1913

  • Wrecked

    04.05.1917

  • Carrier

    Magnus Blikstad, Kristiania

  • Tonnage

    719 brt

Casualties