Ships hit during WWI

Bayreaulx

NameBayreaulx
TypeSteamer
GRT3,009 tons
Country  British
Built1895
BuilderW. Gray & Co., Ltd., West Hartlepool
OperatorThe Bay SS. Co., Ltd., Cardiff (London)
History

U-boat attacks on Steamer Bayreaulx


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
123 Oct 1916U 63 (Otto Schultze)Sunk
50.27N, 11.24W
Cardiff - Montreal
in ballast
23

U 63 definitely sank a British steamer on October 23, 1916. The U-boat was not able to determine the ship’s name. The Bayreaulx sailed in ballast on October 20, 1916 from Cardiff for Montreal and was almost certainly the vessel sunk by U 63. There was no contact with Bayreaulx after she sailed.

Position of attack on Bayreaulx

Legend

1916 (1).

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