Ships hit during WWI

Leinster

NameLeinster
TypePassenger steamer
GRT2,646 tons
Country  British
Built1897
BuilderLaird Bros., Birkenhead
OperatorCity of Dublin Steam Packet Company, Dublin
History

U-boat attacks on Passenger steamer Leinster


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
110 Oct 1918UB 123 (Robert Ramm)SunkTorpedoed 7 miles ESE of the Kish LV
53° 19'N, 5° 47'W
Dublin - Holyhead
passengers
530

Casualty figure is approximate; the 176 figure in British Vessels Lost at Sea does not include military passengers.

Position of attack on Leinster

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Hostile Sea

Corkill, Andrian


Torpedoed!

Philip Lecane


Death in the Irish Sea

Stokes, Roy


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