Sweden,Baltic Sea

The British submarine HMS E19 under command of Lieutenant Commander Francis Cromie, sunk on the same day four German ships in the Baltic Sea in 11.Oktober 1915. Outside Öland she hunted down and scuttled the steamships Gutrune, Direktor Reppenhagen, Nicomedia and Walter Leonhardt. The wrecks of all these four ships were found in the beginning of the 1980s, and Gutrune rest today on a depth of 30 to 39 meter in Kalmar Strait east of Stenshamn.

Former names:

97,2 x 13,7 x 6,8 m
Tons: Built: Home Port:
3039 grt
Sunderland ( UK ) 1906
Hamburg ( D )

GPS (ED50): D.56:01,893 16:04,817
( Source: Vragguiden )

Picture: Gutrune, HAPAG
Courtesy of Allan Jensen & Dyk

Last updated: September 2019