Ships hit during WWI

Hugo Hamilton

NameHugo Hamilton
TypeAuxiliary motor
GRT2,577 tons
Country  Swedish
BuilderHarland & Wolff, Belfast
OperatorAug. Leffler & Sons A/B (J. Dannberg), Stockholm
HistoryTonnage: 2.577 grt, 2.233 nrt, 4.000 dwt. Dim: 92,02 x 13,7 x 7,65 m. 1883 - 1909: FINGAL, R. Martin & Co., Dublin, Ireland. 1909 - 1915: FINGAL, Chr. Hannevig, Horten, Norway. 1915 - 1916: FINGAL, Transatlantic Motorship Co., Kristiania, Norway. 1915: Two auxiliary diesel engines installed (160 ihp) 1916 - 1917: HUGO HAMILTON, August Loffler & Sons Nya AB, Gothenburg, Sweden

U-boat attacks on Auxiliary motor Hugo Hamilton

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
112 Feb 1917U 81 (Raimund Weisbach)SunkNW of Ireland
55° 39'N, 12° 13'W
Caleta Buena - G├Âteborg

Shelled and sunk, crew was saved 18 hours later by the Norwegian steamer RIO DE LA PLATA which landed them 20/2 at Funchal, Madeira.

Position of attack on Hugo Hamilton


1917 (1).

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