1918 GERMAN U BOATS RAID ATLANTIC COAST MAY AND JUNE.
HISTORY OF CAPE HENLOPEN AND BEYOND
GERMAN U-BOATS RAID ATLANTIC COAST
MAY THROUGH JUNE 1918
Tuesday, 4 June, 1918: Oshkosh, Wisconsin, Northwestern, United Press Summery.
Ships sunk by German U-Boats last coastal raid;
WINNECONNE, a 1869 ton
steam freighter owned by American Trans-Atlantic- Company of New York with
crew of 28, off Cape May 26 May; The HERBERT L PRATT, 6000 ton, steamer tanker,
Atlantic Refinery , 38 crew members, Tampico to Philadelphia, by torpedo yesterday,
5 miles south of Overfalls off Cape Henlopen, lost one crew member; TEXEL, 3210
ton, owned by a Dutch Company, flying flag of The United States, with crew of 38, from
West Indies to an American Port with a $2,000,000 cargo of sugar, Sunday, off New York
Harbor, crew landed Atlantic City early today; a 1791 ton schooner, EDWARD H. COLE,
owned by Crowell & Thurlow Boston, with crew of 11, from Norfolk to Portland, ME.,
50 miles off Barnegat, Sunday afternoon, crew landed at New York yesterday ; the
JACOB M. HASKEL, 1778 ton schooner, of Crowell & Thurlow, Boston, crew of 10,
Boston to Norfolk, fifty miles off Barnegat, Sunday afternoon by shell fire; ISABEL
B. WILLEY, 611 ton schooner, of Atlas Company, crew of 8, Perth Amboy, to
Newport News, 26 May, between Cape Henlopen and Cape Charles; HATTIE W. DUNN,
365 ton schooner, Dunn & Elliott, Thomaston, ME., crew of 6, Cape Henlopen and
Cape Charles, 25 May;
EDNA, 325 ton schooner, C. A. Small, Machlas, ME., Philadelphia to Havanah, sunk off of Winterquarter Lightship, between Cape Henlopen and Cape Charles, 25 May;
HAUPPAUGE, 1339 ton, schooner, with crew of 10, no records. Ships lost, believed to have been sunk;
CAROLINA, 5093 ton, passenger and freight steamer, of New York and Porto Rica Steamship Company, 220 passengers and crew of 120, Porto Rica to New York, sent wireless she was being shelled 150 miles of f Sandy Hook at 7 pm Sunday.
No details for SAMUEL W. HATHAWAY , 1038 ton
schooner, of Crowwell & Thurlow, Boston, with a crew of nine.
Abstract: Oshkosh Northwestern, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, Tuesday, 4 June, 1918 : TO:
HISTORY OF CAPE HENLOPEN AND BEYOND AT CAPE GAZETTE.