Ships hit during WWI

Thornaby

NameThornaby
TypeSteamer
GRT1,782 tons
Country  British
Built1889
BuilderRopner & Son, Stockton
OperatorSir R. Ropner & Co., Ltd., West Hartlepool
History

U-boat attacks on Steamer Thornaby


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
128 Feb 1916UC 3 (Erwin Waßner)SunkMined 2 miles NE Shipwash LV 52.0330N 01.4300E
52° 04'N, 1° 43'E
Marbella - West Hartlepool
iron ore
19

mine laid 27 Dec 1915.

Position of attack on Thornaby

Legend

1916 (1).

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