Ships hit during WWI

Kansan

NameKansan
TypeSteamer
GRT7,913 tons
Country  American
Built1903
BuilderNew York SB. Co., Camden, N.J.
OperatorAmerican-Hawaiian Steamship Co., New York
HistoryWreck was razed in 1928 by SORIMA (Italian wreck-scraping company)

U-boat attacks on Steamer Kansan


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
118 Dec 1916UC 18 (Wilhelm Kiel)DamagedMined off St. Nazaire

Boston - St. Nazaire
horses and general cargo
0

6 wounded.

210 Jul 1917UC 69 (Erwin Waßner)SunkMined 2 miles east of Kerdonis Pt, Belle Ile
47.20N, 03.03W
New York - St. Nazaire
general cargo
4

More details at www.wrecksite.eu/wreck.aspx?5089

Position of attack on Kansan

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1917 (1).

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