Ships hit during WWI

Marques De Mudela

NameMarques De Mudela
GRT1,930 tons
Country  Spanish
BuilderA. Stephen & Sons, Glasgow
OperatorCia. Anon. de Navegacion “Izarra” (Isaac Asteinza), Bilbao

U-boat attacks on Steamer Marques De Mudela

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
131 Aug 1917UC 21 (Reinhold Saltzwedel)SunkMined 14 miles from La Coubre LH
45° 24'N, 1° 17'W
Bilbao - Newport, Mon
iron ore

Though not attribued in Spindler, the location of the steamer’s wreck matches that of UC21‘s minefield of May 24, 1917.

Position of attack on Marques De Mudela

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