Dampfschiff Valeria (2), mit Stapellauf 7.5.1904 und Ablieferung am 16.6.1904, von der Flensburger Schiffsbau-Gesellschaft als Bau Nr. 238
Anfang Oktober 1910 vor der estonischen Küste bei Ösel/Saaremaa gesunken
(Informationen variieren zwischen 5.10.10 und 14.10.10)
Newspaper
Tallinna Teataja (Tallinn : 1910-1922) nr.195 | 7. oktoober 1910

Ship lost: During the last big storm the German steamer Valeria sank near the island Saaremaa was announced by "Rev zeitung". Only tops of the masts are visible from water. Several bodies of seamen and lifebelts are found in the beach. One rescue ship headed from Tallinn to the location of the wrecking.

Ship lost: From Hamburg. 6 th Oct "Kirsteri" ship company's steamer sailed out of St Peterburg and got lost. Reason is probably a heavy storm in the Baltic sea. Four seamen have been found dead on the coast. Whereabouts of other 12 man is still unknown.

About consequences of the storm: Latest news about the lost Hamburg steamer "Valeria" near Saaremaa we can add, that four of seamen have been found dead on the beach and 12 mens fate remains still unknown.

Hamburg "Kirsteri" shipping company steamship sunk on the way from St Petersburg. Reason is most probaly high gales on the Baltic sea. Four seamen are washed off shore in Ösel and found dead, other 12 are missing.
Newspaper Saarlane (Kuressaare)nr.78 16. oktoober 1910 page 3

From Kihelkonna: "Reval Beob" anounces regarding sinking of Steamer "Valeria": Rescue boat "Erwi" sent to the area found that info about mast tops above the water are not correct: All other info regarding different cast away with Valeria Hamburg signatures are true. Exact position of lost ship is unknown. Probably the ship ran aground on the rocks western side of the Saaremaa and sank. There are no news about the missing seamen. "Post."
Ösel= Saaremaa
Revel-Reval-=Tallin
Kihelkonna, kleiner Ort auf der Insel Saaremaa
Kuressaare- Hauptort der Insel Saaremaa
Saaremaa ist die grösste Insel Estlands. Wikipedia über die Insel Saaremaa (Estland)

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