Ships hit during WWI

Yasaka Maru

NameYasaka Maru
TypePassenger steamer
GRT10,932 tons (one of the largest ships hit)
Country  Japanese
Built1914
BuilderKawasaki Dockyard Co., Ltd., Kobe
OperatorNippon Yusen K.K., Tokyo
History

U-boat attacks on Passenger steamer Yasaka Maru


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
121 Dec 1915U 38 (Max Valentiner)SunkTorpedoed 60 miles from Port Said. 31.49N, 31.38E per KTB
31.53N, 31.10E
Tees & London - Yokohama



Position of attack on Yasaka Maru

Legend

1915 (1).

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