|Builder||R. Thompson & Sons, Sunderland|
|Operator||Italian Export Shipping Co., Ltd. (D. P. Barnett & Co.), Glasgow (Cardiff)|
U-boat attacks on Steamer Basuta
|1||8 Feb 1918||U 53 (Hans Rose)||Sunk||Torpedoed 45 miles SSW of the Lizard||49° 13'N, 5° 21'W||Newport - Blaye||coal||1|
|SS Basuta, Capt. John Luke Norwell, was hit by a torpedo on the Port Side at the after end of number 2 hold. Part of the port side bridge was blown away in the explosion and one officer was lost. All other crew were subsequently rescued by British
Position of attack on Basuta
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