Ships hit during WWI

Kul

NameKul
TypeSteamer
GRT1,095 tons
Country  British
Built1900
BuilderRussell & Co., Port Glasgow
OperatorThe Shipping Controller (Constantine & Pickering SS. Co., Ltd., mgrs.), London
HistoryBuilt as GARONNE for D/S I/S Garonne (Fearnley & Eger), Christiania. Sold 1912 to A/S Kistransport (Thv. Halvorsen), Bergen and renamed KUL. In 1917, purchased by The Shipping Controller.

U-boat attacks on Steamer Kul


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
112 Jun 1918UB 103 (Paul Hundius)SunkTorpedoed 3.5 miles NE1/4N of Wolf Rock
50.00N, 05.46W
Swansea - Rouen
coal
4

UB 103 (No 4 tube, range 500 metres) attacked at 00:15am from approx 2 points forward of starboard beam & hit deep on starboard side badly damaging bridge and upperworks. 2nd Mate, Gunner and 2 sailors lost. 12 men in Port lifeboat & 5 on liferaft reached shore at Sennen Cove Cornwall.

Position of attack on Kul

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1918 (1).

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