Ships hit during WWI

Antilles

NameAntilles
TypePassenger steamer
GRT6,878 tons
Country  American
Built1907
BuilderW. Cramp & Sons Ship & Engine Bldg. Co., Philadelphia
OperatorSouthern Pacific Co., New York
History

U-boat attacks on Passenger steamer Antilles


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
117 Oct 1917U 105 (Friedrich Strackerjan)Sunk
48° 10'N, 11° 15'W
France - U.S.
troops
67

The first American troopship to be sunk.

Position of attack on Antilles

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