Ships hit during WWI

Saldanha

NameSaldanha
TypeSteamer
GRT4,594 tons
Country  British
Built1911
BuilderSwan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson, Ltd., Newcastle
OperatorEllerman & Bucknall SS. Co., Ltd., North Shields
History

U-boat attacks on Steamer Saldanha


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
118 Mar 1918UB 52 (Otto Launburg)Sunk95 miles N of Algiers
38° 19'N, 2° 39'E
Alexandria - Avonmouth
cotton, cottonseed & eggs
6

First torpedoed on the 18th; remained afloat until torpedoed again the next day.

Position of attack on Saldanha

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1918 (1).

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