Ships hit during WWI

Earl Of Lathom

NameEarl Of Lathom
TypeSailing vessel
GRT132 tons
Country  British
BuilderFerguson & Baird, Connah’s Quay
OperatorWilliam Hancock ( Hawarden) Ltd., Liverpool
HistoryThree-masted wooden schooner.

U-boat attacks on Sailing vessel Earl Of Lathom

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
15 May 1915U 20 (Walther Schwieger)SunkStopped and sunk 8 miles SSW of Kinsale

Connah’s Quay - Limerick
fire-clay goods

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