Ships hit during WWI

War Swallow

NameWar Swallow
TypeSteamer
GRT5,216 tons
Country  British
Built1918
BuilderJ. Readhead & Sons, Ltd., So. Shields
OperatorThe Shipping Controller (Charlton, McAllum & Co.), London
History

U-boat attacks on Steamer War Swallow


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
116 Jul 1918UB 50 (Heinrich Kukat)SunkTorpedoed 72 miles SWxS1/2S of Malta
34° 35'N, 15° 00'E
Tyne - Port Said
coal
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War Swallow had sailed from Falmouth in convoy OF41 on 28 June 1918 and arrived at Gibraltar on 5 July

Position of attack on War Swallow

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1918 (1).

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