Ships hit during WWI

Lake Edon

NameLake Edon
TypeSteamer
GRT2,371 tons
Country  American
Built1918
BuilderAmerican SB. Co., Cleveland, Ohio
OperatorU. S. Shipping Board, Cleveland
History

U-boat attacks on Steamer Lake Edon


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
121 Aug 1918U 107 (Kurt Siewert)SunkTorpedoed 4 miles NxE of Towan Head, Newquay
50° 28'N, 5° 08'W
Barry - France
coal
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Master George Bruce. Per information from the UK Hydro report and local wreck divers, the Lake Edon is lying in about 105 feet at 502733N-050734W on a bow heading of 135o with massive damage to port side suggesting perhaps that it had been torpedoed by U-107 from the east or land side.

Position of attack on Lake Edon

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1918 (1).

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