Ships hit during WWI

Wallace

NameWallace
TypeSteamer
GRT3,930 tons
Country  British
Built1905
BuilderShort Bros., Ltd., Sunderland
OperatorTaylor & Sanderson Steam Shipping Co., Ltd. (Taylor & Sanderson), Sunderland
HistorySold to English SS. Co., Ltd. (Letricheux & David, Ltd.), Swansea in 1917.

U-boat attacks on Steamer Wallace


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
17 Feb 1917U 54 (Volkhard von Bothmer)DamagedDamaged by gunfire after which crew abandoned ship.
50° 30'N, 15° 05'W
New York - Havre
general cargo
1

Chief officer taken prisoner. U 54 was unable to sink the steamer as a British warship arrived on the scene.

Position of attack on Wallace

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1917 (1).

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