Ships hit during WWI

Australdale

NameAustraldale
TypeSteamer
GRT4,379 tons
Country  Australian
Built1907
BuilderNapier & Miller, Ltd., Glasgow
OperatorCommonwealth Government Line of Steamers, Brisbane
History

U-boat attacks on Steamer Australdale


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
119 Oct 1917U 22 (Hinrich Hermann Hashagen)SunkTorpedoed 165 miles NWxN3/4N of Cape Vilano
45° 24'N, 11° 32'W
Barry - Gibraltar
coal
27

Australdale had sailed from Milford Haven on 16 October as part of convoy OM17 and the attack took place after the escort had left.

Position of attack on Australdale

Legend

1917 (1).

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