|Builder||Russell & Co., Port Glasgow|
|Operator||The Shipping Controller (Constantine & Pickering SS. Co., Ltd., mgrs.), London|
|History||Built 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
|1||12 Jun 1918||UB 103 (Paul Hundius)||Sunk||Torpedoed 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.|
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