Ships hit during WWI

Justicia

NameJusticia
TypePassenger steamer
GRT32,234 tons (one of the largest ships hit)
Country  British
Built1917
BuilderHarland & Wolff, Ltd., Belfast
OperatorOceanic Steam Navigation Co., Ltd., Liverpool
History

U-boat attacks on Passenger steamer Justicia


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
119 Jul 1918UB 64 (Otto von Schrader)DamagedDamaged 20 miles WxN3/4N of Skerryvore by UB64 and taken under tow. Position indicated is place of sinking.
55° 38'N, 7° 39'W
Liverpool - New York
in ballast


Sunk W of Islay by UB 124 the next day.

220 Jul 1918UB 124 (Hans Oscar Wutsdorff)SunkSunk while under tow 11 miles NNW of Inistrahull

Liverpool - New York
in ballast
10

After being damaged by UB 64 theprevious day.

Position of attack on Justicia

ship sunk.


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