|Builder||Harland & Wolff, Ltd., Belfast|
|Operator||The Union-Castle Mail SS. Co., Ltd., London|
U-boat attacks on Passenger steamer Galway Castle
|1||12 Sep 1918||U 82 (Heinrich Middendorff)||Sunk||Torpedoed 160 miles SW1/2S of Fastnet||48.50N, 10.40W||London & Plymouth - Port Natal||passengers & general cargo||143|
|U82 torpedoed the liner Galway Castle after leaving convoy OD123 in a torpedo attack off the Fastnet on the 12th. The ship was taken in tow by Woonda and Epic and later Cynic and Cartmel escorted by Allen (DD66), Caldwell (DD69) and Kimberley (DD80). The survivors were returned to Devonport in Oriana and Spitfire. Galway Castle sank on the 15th.|
Position of attack on Galway Castle
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