Ships hit during WWI


GRT1,157 tons
Country  Belgian
BuilderJ G Lawrie & Co., Whiteinch
OperatorS.A. Belge d’Armement et de Navigation à Vapeur “La Phocéenne”, Smyrna & Antwerp
HistoryLaunched as MARMION for the London & Edimburg Shipping Co.

U-boat attacks on Steamer Claire

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
112 Jul 1917U 38 (Max Valentiner)SunkTorpedoed 250 miles N of Bone (Algeria)- Per inquiry report, position was 40° 08’ N. G.= 6° 12’ E at 7:20 pm
40° 01'N, 6° 05'E
Bone - Marseilles
iron ore

Captain Alphonse Baele

Position of attack on Claire

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