Ships hit during WWI

Belgian Prince

NameBelgian Prince
GRT4,765 tons
Country  British
BuilderSir James Laing & Sons, Ltd., Sunderland
OperatorPrince Line, Ltd. (Furness, Withy & Co., Ltd.), Newcastle

U-boat attacks on Steamer Belgian Prince

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
131 Jul 1917U 55 (Wilhelm Werner)Sunk175 miles NWxW of Tory Island. Torpedoed on July 31st; sunk by scuttling charges the next day.

Liverpool - Newport News
blue clay

Wrongly attributed to U44 by wartime British sources.

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