Ships hit during WWI

Laconia

NameLaconia
TypePassenger steamer
GRT18,099 tons (one of the largest ships hit)
Country  British
Built1912
BuilderSwan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson, Ltd., Newcastle
OperatorCunard Steam-Ship Co., Ltd., Liverpool
History

U-boat attacks on Passenger steamer Laconia


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
125 Feb 1917U 50 (Gerhard Berger)SunkTorpedoed 160 miles NWxW of Fastnet
52° 00'N, 13° 40'W
New York - Liverpool
passengers & general cargo
12

Position of attack on Laconia

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1917 (1).

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