Ships hit during WWI

Caledonia

NameCaledonia
TypePassenger steamer
GRT9,223 tons
Country  British
Built1904
BuilderD. & W. Henderson & Co., Ltd., Glasgow
OperatorAnchor Line (Henderson Bros.), Ltd., Glasgow
History

U-boat attacks on Passenger steamer Caledonia


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
14 Dec 1916U 65 (Hermann von Fischel)SunkTorpedoed 125 miles ExS of Malta
35° 40'N, 17° 05'E
Salonica - Marseille
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Master and two passengers — Major General H S L Ravenshaw and his adjunct — taken prisoner. Ravenshaw, the commander of the 27th Division in Salonika, was en route to a meeting when the Caledonia was sunk.

Position of attack on Caledonia

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1916 (1).

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