Ships hit during WWI

Benito

NameBenito
TypeSteamer
GRT4,712 tons
Country  British
Built1907
BuilderScotts’ SB. & Eng. Co., Ltd., Greenock
OperatorImperial Direct Line, Ltd. (Elder, Dempster & Co., Ltd.), Liverpool
History

U-boat attacks on Steamer Benito


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
126 Dec 1917UB 57 (Otto Steinbrinck)SunkTorpedoed 9 miles S of Dodman Point at 5:20pm
50° 04'N, 4° 45'W
Newcastle - ?
coal & coke
0

Had sailed from Falmouth on the 26th as part of convoy OF1.

Position of attack on Benito

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1917 (1).

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