|Builder||W. Gray & Co., Ltd., West Hartlepool|
|Operator||Manchuria SS. Co., Ltd. (Metcalfe, Simpson & Co.), West Hartlepool|
U-boat attacks on Steamer Manchuria
|1||17 Oct 1917||U 53 (Hans Rose)||Sunk||Torpedoed 60 miles NW of Ushant||La Goulette - West Hartlepool||iron ore||26|
|Manchuria and Polvena had sailed from Gibraltar in convoy HG20 on October 8, 1917. Ruby was part of the local escort which had also escorted OF8 out of Falmouth on the 13th.|
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