Ships hit during WWI

Herdis

NameHerdis
TypeSteamer
GRT1,157 tons
Country  British
Built1911
BuilderTrondhjems Mek. Verks., Trondheim
OperatorThe Shipping Controller (Atkinson & Prickett), Hull
History

U-boat attacks on Steamer Herdis


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
129 Jun 1918UB 88 (Reinhard von Rabenau)SunkTorpedoed 7 miles SExS of South Cheek, Robin Hood Bay
54.20N, 00.20W
Tyne - Rouen
coal
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Sinking reattributed in 2010 by Oliver Lörscher based upon German and British documents. The steamer UB 40 sank was actually Florentia while UB 88 sank Herdis, the reverse of what’s in Spindler.

Position of attack on Herdis

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1918 (1).

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