Ships hit during WWI

Crenella

NameCrenella
TypeTanker
GRT7,035 tons
Country  British
Built1897
BuilderPalmers’ SB. & Iron Co., Ltd., Newcastle
OperatorAnglo-Saxon Petroleum Co., Ltd., London (as nominees)
HistoryA cargo vessel that was converted into a tanker in 1916 and then transferred to the Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Co. Had served as a dummy battleship from 1914 - 1916 for the Royal Navy. Owned by the Canadian Pacific Railway Co., Liverpool from 1903 to 1914.

U-boat attacks on Tanker Crenella


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
126 Nov 1917U 101 (Karl Koopmann)DamagedTorpedoed 146 miles W of Queenstown
49.47N, 10.58W
Queenstown - U.S.A.
in ballast
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Position of attack on Crenella

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1917 (1).

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