Ships hit during WWI

Kalibia

NameKalibia
TypeSteamer
GRT4,930 tons
Country  British
Built1902
BuilderScott & Co., Greenock
OperatorClyde Shipping Co., Ltd., Glasgow
History

U-boat attacks on Steamer Kalibia


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
130 Nov 1917UB 80 (Max Viebeg)SunkTorpedoed 29 miles SW of the Lizard
49.31N, 05.32W
Norfolk - Bordeaux
steel billets
25

Kalibia sailed from Hampton Roads on 8 November 1917 but gradually fell behind in order to avoid structural damage due to bad weather and the nature of the cargo. She put into Falmouth and was sailing in a Mounts Bay - Brest convoy when lost.

Position of attack on Kalibia

Legend

1917 (1).

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