Ships hit during WWI

Hurunui

NameHurunui
TypeSteamer
GRT10,644 tons (one of the largest ships hit)
Country  British
Built1912
BuilderRussell & Co., Port Glasgow
OperatorNew Zealand Shipping Co., Ltd., Plymouth
History

U-boat attacks on Steamer Hurunui


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
118 May 1918U 94 (Martin Schwab)SunkTorpedoed 48 miles SxW of the Lizard
49° 08'N, 5° 00'W
Wellington - London
general cargo
1

Position of attack on Hurunui

ship sunk.


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