Ships hit during WWI

Esperanza De Larrinaga

NameEsperanza De Larrinaga
GRT4,981 tons
Country  British
BuilderRussell & Co., Port Glasgow
OperatorMiguel de Larrinaga SS. Co., Ltd. (Larrinaga & Co.), Liverpool

U-boat attacks on Steamer Esperanza De Larrinaga

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
113 May 1918UB 65 (Martin Schelle)DamagedTorpedoed 35 miles NxW of Lough Swilly
55° 49'N, 7° 25'W
Galveston & Newport News - Manchester
general cargo

Esperanza de Larinaga had sailed from Hampton Roads in convoy HH52 on 24 April 1918. After being torpedoed the ship was taken in tow by the tug Sonia. Beached in Lough Swilly (Northern Ireland)

Position of attack on Esperanza De Larrinaga

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