Ships hit during WWI

HMS Aboukir

NameHMS Aboukir
TypeArmored cruiser
GRT12,000 tons (one of the largest ships hit)
Country  British
BuilderFairfield, Govan
OperatorRoyal Navy

U-boat attacks on Armored cruiser Aboukir

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
122 Sep 1914U 9 (Otto Weddigen)SunkTorpedoed off the Dutch coast
52° 18'N, 3° 41'E


Position of attack on Aboukir

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