Ships hit during WWI

Wilberforce

NameWilberforce
TypeSteamer
GRT3,074 tons
Country  British
Built1899
BuilderJ. L. Thompson & Sons, Ltd., Sunderland
OperatorThe Harrowing SS. Co., Ltd. (Robert Harrowing & Co.), Whitby
History

U-boat attacks on Steamer Wilberforce


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
17 Jul 1917U 34 (Johannes Klasing)Sunk25 miles S of Cabo de Gata
36° 23'N, 2° 22'W
Algiers - Middlesbrough
iron ore
1

Master and chief engineer made prisoner.

Position of attack on Wilberforce

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1917 (1).

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