Ships hit during WWI

Agberi

NameAgberi
TypeSteamer
GRT4,821 tons
Country  British
Built1905
BuilderWorkman, Clark & Co., Ltd., Belfast
OperatorAfrican Steamship Co. (Elder, Dempster & Co., Ltd.), Liverpool
History

U-boat attacks on Steamer Agberi


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
125 Dec 1917U 87 (Rudolf von Speth-Sch├╝lzburg)Sunk18 miles NW1/2N of Bardsey Island, St George Channel

Dakar - Liverpool
general cargo & passengers
0

Agberi had sailed from Dakar on 8 December in convoy HD15. U87 was sunk in a counter attack by the escorts Buttercup and P56


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