Ships hit during WWI

Margam Abbey

NameMargam Abbey
TypeSteamer
GRT4,367 tons
Country  British
Built1906
BuilderPalmers’ SB. & Iron Co., Ltd., Newcastle
OperatorMargam Abbey SS. Co., Ltd. (Williams & Mordey), Port Talbot
History

U-boat attacks on Steamer Margam Abbey


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
11 Nov 1917UB 50 (Franz Becker)SunkTorpedoed off Collo, Algeria. Beached but became a total loss.
37° 12'N, 6° 22'E
Cardiff - Alexandria
coal
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Position of attack on Margam Abbey

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1917 (1).

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