|Builder||Tyne Iron SB. Co., Ltd., Newcastle|
|Operator||Headlam & Rowland, Whitby|
U-boat attacks on Steamer Goathland
|1||4 Jul 1917||U 84 (Walter Roehr)||Sunk||Torpedoed 6.32 miles SSE of Pointe du Skeul, Belle Ile Island.||47° 11'N, 3° 08'W||St. Nazaire - Gulf of Mexico||in ballast||21|
|Master John Colley Roe lost in action.
Goathland was steaming unescorted when torpedoed and sank within 2 minutes with 21 lives including Captain Thornton. Among the survivors, a wounded seamen was rescued by U 84 and taken care on board until the return in Germany.
Position of attack on Goathland
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