Ships hit during WWI

Othalia

NameOthalia
TypeSteamer
GRT1,205 tons
Country  Swedish
Built1880
BuilderPalmers’ SB. & Iron Co., Ltd., Newcastle
OperatorRederi A/B Othalia (A.Th. Jonasson), Råå
History

U-boat attacks on Steamer Othalia


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
17 Aug 1917UC 31 (Kurt Siewert)DamagedTorpedoed 50 miles E of Orkneys
59° 00'N, 0° 58'W
Malmö - London
timber


Very seriously damaged. Towed into Kirkwall, condemned, CTL but a new stern section built by Hawthorns & Co., Ltd., Leith was fitted and returned to service.

Position of attack on Othalia

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1917 (1).

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