Ships hit during WWI

Celtic

NameCeltic
TypePassenger steamer
GRT20,904 tons (one of the largest ships hit)
Country  British
Built1901
BuilderHarland & Wolff, Ltd., Belfast
OperatorOceanic Steam Navigation Co., Ltd., Liverpool
History

U-boat attacks on Passenger steamer Celtic


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
115 Feb 1917U 80 (Alfred von Glasenapp)DamagedMined S of the Isle of Man (barr.14) - Damaged but reached Liverpool
53° 57'N, 4° 40'W
Liverpool - New York

0

231 Mar 1918UB 77 (Wilhelm Meyer)Damaged11 miles S of Isle of Man

Liverpool - New York
mails
6

Torpedoed, beached and later salvaged

Position of attack on Celtic

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Hostile Sea

Corkill, Andrian


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