Ships hit during WWI

Clan Cumming

NameClan Cumming
GRT4,808 tons
Country  British
BuilderVickers, Sons & Maxim, Ltd., Barrow
OperatorThe Clan Line Steamers, Ltd. (Cayzer, Irvine & Co.), Glasgow
HistoryTurret hull steamer

U-boat attacks on Steamer Clan Cumming

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
15 Nov 1917UB 55 (Ralph Wenninger)DamagedTorpedoed 20 miles SW of Lizard

Baltimeore - Brest
copper, steel, and timber

Clan Cumming had sailed from New York in convoy HN17 on 17 October 1917. When the escort for the French bound portion of the convoy failed to meet it on 31 October, the eight ships were escorted into Mounts Bay. Clan Cumming was torpedoed in a coal convoy bound for Brest.

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