Ships hit during WWI

Aranda

NameAranda
TypeSteamer
GRT1,838 tons
Country  Norwegian
Built1890
BuilderRichardson, Duck & Co., Stockton
OperatorSkibs A/S Aranda (I. Foss), Farsund
History

U-boat attacks on Steamer Aranda


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
15 Aug 1916U 78 (Otto Dröscher)SunkMined between the North Channel and the Hebrides (barr. 6)
56° 19'N, 7° 07'W
Bonaventure - Glasgow
lumber
2

The Aranda was towed into Lough Foyle, where she settled on the bottom with the top of the mast showing above water. The cargo of timber was salvaged, with divers using explosives to blow the deck off the steamer to release the cargo.

Position of attack on Aranda

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1916 (1).

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