Ships hit during WWI

J. L. Luckenbach

NameJ. L. Luckenbach
GRT4,920 tons
Country  American
BuilderFairfield SB. & Eng. Co., Ltd., Glasgow
OperatorEdgar F. Luckenbach, New York
HistoryBuilt as Saale for Norddeutscher Lloyd, Bremen. Seriously damaged by fire at Hoboken on June 30, 1900. Sold, rebuilt, reengined, and renamed J. L. Luckenbach.

U-boat attacks on Steamer J. L. Luckenbach

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
119 Oct 1917U 62 (Ernst Hashagen)DamagedShelled 160 miles W of Ushant
48° 08'N, 9° 31'W
New York - Havre


Reached Le Havre on the 21st; 9 wounded.

Position of attack on J. L. Luckenbach

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