Ships hit during WWI


GRT6,249 tons
Country  British
BuilderWorkman, Clark & Co., Ltd., Belfast
OperatorBritish India Steam Navigation Co., Ltd., Glasgow
HistoryCargo vessel with passenger accomidations.

U-boat attacks on Steamer Chyebassa

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
18 Dec 1917UC 25 (Walter Lippold)DamagedTorpedoed SSE of Malta
35° 31'N, 14° 33'E
Bombay - London
general cargo

Chyebassa sailed from Aden 22 November 1917, arrived at Suez on 28 November and sailed from Port Said on 2 December in convoy HE2. After the attack she was able to proceed into Malta under her own power. After repairs at Malta, Chyebassa joined convoy HE6 off Malta on 18 February 1918 and proceeded with the convoy until dispersed offf the Folkestone Gate on the 27th.

Position of attack on Chyebassa

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