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Identifier: germansubmarinea00unitrich (find matches)
Title: German submarine activities on the Atlantic coast of the United States and Canada
Year: 1920 (1920s)
Authors: United States. Office of Naval Records and Library
Subjects: World War, 1914-1918 -- Naval operations Submarine World War, 1914-1918 -- Germany
Publisher: Washington : Govt. Print. Off.
Contributing Library: University of California Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: MSN

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THE CEUISK OF THE U-151. 49 since on June 22, when in latitude 39° 30 N., longitude 53° 40 W.,the U-151 attacked and sank the Belgian transport Chillier at12.30 p. m. The Chillier, a vessel of 2,966 gross tons, was bound for New Yorkin ballast. She was armed with an old French 90-mm. gun, whichcould be loaded with powder and cartridges, and with this antiquatedpiece she fired several ineffective shots at the submarine before shesurrendered. The day after the CMllier had been abandoned oneof her lifeboats with six members of the crew aboard foundered andall were lost. On the morning of June 23 the raider scored another success, thevictim being the Norwegian steamer Augvald, a vessel of 3,406 grosstons. The following account of the attack is given by Alfred Pedersenthe chief engineer of the merchant ship: On Sunday morning about 9 oclock in latitude 38° 30 N., longitude 53° 42 W.,ihe submarine made its attack by gunfire. When we first saw the sul:)marine she wasabout 4 miles away. W

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