Ships hit during WWI

Kirkham Abbey

NameKirkham Abbey
GRT1,166 tons
Country  British
BuilderEarle’s SB. & Eng. Co., Ltd., Hull
OperatorHull & Netherlands SS. Co., Ltd. (J. H. N. Ringrose), Hull
HistoryCargo vessel with passenger accomidations.

U-boat attacks on Steamer Kirkham Abbey

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
127 Jul 1918UB 40 (Hans Joachim Emsmann)Sunk2 miles NExE of Winterton
52° 44'N, 1° 42'E
Rotterdam - Hull
general cargo

Position of attack on Kirkham Abbey

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