Ships hit during WWI

Rio Claro

NameRio Claro
TypeSteamer
GRT3,687 tons
Country  British
Built1904
BuilderW. Doxford & Sons, Ltd., Sunderland
OperatorLondon Maritime Trading Co., Ltd. (Petersen & Co., Ltd.), London
HistoryTurret hull steamer.

U-boat attacks on Steamer Rio Claro


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
15 Jan 1918U 63 (Kurt Hartwig)SunkTorpedoed and sunk 2 miles off Riva Trigoso, Rapallo Bay
44° 13'N, 9° 29'E
Livorno - Carthagena
in ballast
0

After portion refloated in March 1919. A new forward end was in built 1920 and the ship was put back in service.

Position of attack on Rio Claro

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1918 (1).

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