Ships hit during WWI

Aldebaran

NameAldebaran
TypeSteamer
GRT1,683 tons
Country  Swedish
Built1883
BuilderW. Gray & Co., West Hartlepool
OperatorRederi A/B Astrea (C. A. Banck), Helsingborg
HistoryIron-hulled. Built as City of Truro for Cornwall SS. Co., Ltd., Falmouth. Sold in 1897 to Rederi A/B Astrea and renmaed Aldebaran.

U-boat attacks on Steamer Aldebaran


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
11 Oct 1918UB 112 (Wilhelm Rhein)SunkTorpedoed 7 miles off Wolf Rock
49° 54'N, 5° 59'W
Marbella - Ayr
ore
19

Missing vessel, lost with all hands. Master: Harald Holmgren

Position of attack on Aldebaran

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1918 (1).

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