Ships hit during WWI


TypePassenger steamer
GRT8,253 tons
Country  British
BuilderBarclay, Curle & Co., Ltd., Glasgow
OperatorBritish India Steam Navigation Co., Ltd., Glasgow

U-boat attacks on Passenger steamer Mantola

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
130 Oct 1916DamagedMined off Aldeburgh
52° 09'N, 1° 52'E
Middlesbrough & London - Calcutta
general cargo

28 Feb 1917U 81 (Raimund Weisbach)SunkTorpedoed 143 miles WSW of Fastnet
49° 55'N, 12° 25'W
London - Calcutta
passengers & general

The wreck has been located with the aim of salvaging a large quantity of silver that was included in Mantola's cargo.

Position of attack on Mantola


1916 (1). 1917 (1).

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2 map positions found. In some cases the exact positions of losses are not known, those are not shown.

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