Ships hit during WWI

Empress Of Fort William

NameEmpress Of Fort William
TypeSteamer
GRT2,181 tons
Country  Canadian
Built1908
BuilderSwan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson, Ltd., Newcastle
OperatorCanada Steamship Lines, Ltd., Montreal
History

U-boat attacks on Steamer Empress Of Fort William


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
127 Feb 1916UC 6 (Matthias Graf von Schmettow)SunkMined 2 miles S of the Dover Pier
51° 05'N, 1° 19'E
South Shields - Dunkerque
coal
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51.05N 01.1930E

Position of attack on Empress Of Fort William

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1916 (1).

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