Ships hit during WWI

Amberton

NameAmberton
TypeSteamer
GRT4,556 tons
Country  British
Built1902
BuilderRopner & Son, Stockton
OperatorCarlton SS. Co., Ltd. (R. Chapman & Son), Newcastle
History

U-boat attacks on Steamer Amberton


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
15 Nov 1917UB 50 (Franz Becker)DamagedTorpedoed north of Cap Bon
37.19N, 08.41E


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Beached at La Calle (70 miles west of Bizerta). Refloated postwar, arriving at Algiers on December 17, 1919

Position of attack on Amberton

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1917 (1).

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