Ships hit during WWI

Snowdon

NameSnowdon
TypeSteamer
GRT3,189 tons
Country  British
Built1896
BuilderRichardson, Duck & Co., Stockton
OperatorSnowdon SS. Co., Ltd. (C. Radcliffe & Co.), Cardiff
History

U-boat attacks on Steamer Snowdon


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
119 May 1918U 63 (Kurt Hartwig)SunkTorpedoed 84 miles S1/2W of Malta. 34°21'N, 14°20'E per KTB
34° 26'N, 14° 38'E
Cardiff - Milos
coal
2

in a Malta - Milo convoy. The two casualties were Snowdon’s master and first officer, who were taken prisoner. They were then transferred to UB 52 later on the 19th and killed when UB 52 was sunk on May 24.

Position of attack on Snowdon

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1918 (1).

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