Ships hit during WWI


GRT7,035 tons
Country  British
BuilderPalmers’ SB. & Iron Co., Ltd., Newcastle
OperatorAnglo-Saxon Petroleum Co., Ltd., London (as nominees)
HistoryA cargo vessel that was converted into a tanker in 1916 and then transferred to the Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Co. Had served as a dummy battleship from 1914 - 1916 for the Royal Navy. Owned by the Canadian Pacific Railway Co., Liverpool from 1903 to 1914.

U-boat attacks on Tanker Crenella

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
126 Nov 1917U 101 (Karl Koopmann)DamagedTorpedoed 146 miles W of Queenstown
49° 47'N, 10° 58'W
Queenstown - U.S.A.
in ballast

Position of attack on Crenella

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