Ships hit during WWI

Eumaeus

NameEumaeus
TypeSteamer
GRT6,696 tons
Country  British
Built1913
BuilderWorkman, Clark & Co., Ltd., Belfast
OperatorOcean Steam Ship Co., Ltd. (A. Holt & Co.), Liverpool
History

U-boat attacks on Steamer Eumaeus


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
126 Feb 1918U 55 (Wilhelm Werner)SunkTorpedoed 24 miles NNE of Ile de Vierge. 49.38N, 04.21W per KTB
49.50N, 04.26W
Yokohama - London
general cargo
0

Eumaeus had sailed from Port Said in convoy HE6 on February 12, 1918. After she was hit, she was taken in tow by the sloop Crocus escorted by the American destroyer Fanning (DD-37). After the towing hawser parted, she was sunk by gunfire from Crocus.

Position of attack on Eumaeus

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1918 (1).

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