Ships hit during WWI

Charleston

NameCharleston
TypeSteamer
GRT1,866 tons
Country  British
Built1908
BuilderIrvine’s SB. & DD. Co., Ltd., West Hartlepool
OperatorFurness, Withy & Co., Ltd., West Hartlepool
History

U-boat attacks on Steamer Charleston


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
112 Dec 1917UB 65 (Martin Schelle)Sunk30 miles W of the Smalls, St George Channel
51° 37'N, 5° 59'W
Cardiff - Berehaven
coal
0

Two gunners taken prisoner.

Position of attack on Charleston

Legend

1917 (1).

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