Ships hit during WWI

Begona No. 4

NameBegona No. 4
TypeSteamer
GRT2,407 tons
Country  British
Built1890
BuilderJ. L. Thompson & Sons, Sunderland
OperatorThe Shipping Controller (H. Rees Jones & Co.), London
HistoryPurchased from J. M. Urquijo, Montevideo in 1917 and possibly renamed Camphill though most records still refer to this ship as Begona No. 4.

U-boat attacks on Steamer Begona No. 4


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
127 Jul 1917U 46 (Leo Hillebrand)SunkTorpedoed 70 miles WxN1/2N of Fastnet
51.15N, 11.45W
Bona - Cork
phosphates
2

Position of attack on Begona No. 4

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1917 (1).

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