Ships hit during WWI

Masunda

NameMasunda
TypeSteamer
GRT4,952 tons
Country  British
Built1909
BuilderA. Stephen & Sons, Ltd., Glasgow
OperatorGlasgow United Shipping Co., Ltd. (Maclay & McIntyre), Glasgow
HistoryMasunda acquired some fame when she towed the Gilbert Steeves ship Langbank (4,599 grt, built 1895), 650 miles to safety after she lost two of her propellor blades whilst on a voyage from Samarang to U.K.. with a cargo of sugar in 1911.

U-boat attacks on Steamer Masunda


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
128 Feb 1916U 35 (Lothar von Arnauld de la Perière)Sunk106 miles SW1/2S of Cape Matapan
34° 54'N, 21° 20'E
Bangkok - London
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Position of attack on Masunda

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1916 (1).

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