Ships hit during WWI

Birtley

NameBirtley
TypeSteamer
GRT1,438 tons
Country  British
Built1906
BuilderWood, Skinner & Co., Ltd., Newcastle
OperatorBurnett SS. Co., Ltd. (Burnett & Co.), Newcastle
History

U-boat attacks on Steamer Birtley


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
15 Jan 1918UB 38 (G√ľnther Bachmann)SunkTorpedoed 8 miles N of Flamborough Head

Dunkerque - Tyne
in ballast
18

Or late on January 4, 1918, British time.


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