Ships hit during WWI

Garnet Hill

NameGarnet Hill
TypeSailing vessel
GRT2,272 tons
Country  Russian
BuilderRussell & Co., Port Glasgow
OperatorA. Troberg, Mariehamn, Ă…land
HistoryFour-masted steel-hulled bark.

U-boat attacks on Sailing vessel Garnet Hill

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
12 Feb 1917U 45 (Erich Sittenfeld)SunkStopped and scuttled off the SW coast of Ireland
51° 10'N, 11° 40'W
Tocopilla - Liverpool

U 45 took on board a German citizen from one of the lifeboats.

Position of attack on Garnet Hill

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