Ships hit during WWI

Hikosan Maru

NameHikosan Maru
TypeSteamer
GRT3,555 tons
Country  Japanese
Built1892
BuilderJames Laing, Sunderland
OperatorGoko Shokai (Kawachi Kentauro), Tarumi
History

U-boat attacks on Steamer Hikosan Maru


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
12 Oct 1917U 39 (Walter Forstmann)SunkTorpedoed and sunk W of Cape Spartel.
35° 28'N, 8° 37'W
Newport - Marseille
Coal
0

Position of attack on Hikosan Maru

Legend

1917 (1).

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