Ships hit during WWI

Ryton

NameRyton
TypeSteamer
GRT3,991 tons
Country  British
Built1913
BuilderBlyth SB. Co., Ltd., Blyth
OperatorRed “R” SS. Co., Ltd. (Stephens, Sutton & Stephens), Newcastle
History

U-boat attacks on Steamer Ryton


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
15 Aug 1917U 39 (Walter Forstmann)Sunk
35° 57'N, 7° 07'W
Aguilas - Clyde
iron ore
0

Sank from collision damage received while intentionally ramming U 39. U 39, though forced to abort her patrol, returned to Cattaro.

Position of attack on Ryton

Legend

1917 (1).

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