Ships hit during WWI


TypePassenger steamer
GRT4,416 tons
Country  British
BuilderTyne Iron SB. Co., Ltd., Newcastle
OperatorBritish & African SN. Co., Ltd. (Elder Dempster & Co., Ltd.), Liverpool

U-boat attacks on Passenger steamer Obuasi

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
18 Jul 1917U 49 (Richard Hartmann)Sunk290 miles NWxW1/4W Fastnet. 52.00N, 17.10W per KTB
52° 26'N, 17° 41'W
Dakar - Liverpool
general cargo & passengers

Master taken prisoner.

Position of attack on Obuasi


1917 (1).

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