Ships hit during WWI


GRT3,541 tons
Country  British
BuilderW. Doxford & Sons, Ltd., Sunderland
OperatorDene Steam Shipping Co., Ltd. (J. T. Lunn & Co.), Newcastle
HistoryTurret hull steamer.

U-boat attacks on Steamer Heathdene

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
17 Sep 1916UB 39 (Werner F├╝rbringer)Sunk38 miles SSW of the Lizard
49° 30'N, 5° 30'W
Benisaf - South Shields
iron ore

Or 49.21N, 05.12W.

Position of attack on Heathdene

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