Ships hit during WWI

Arabic

NameArabic
TypePassenger steamer
GRT15,801 tons (one of the largest ships hit)
Country  British
Built1903
BuilderHarland & Wolff, Ltd., Belfast
OperatorOceanic Steam Navigation Co., Ltd. (Ismay, Imrie & Co.), Liverpool
History

U-boat attacks on Passenger steamer Arabic


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
119 Aug 1915U 24 (Rudolf Schneider)Sunk50 miles SxW1/2W of the Old Head of Kinsale
50° 50'N, 8° 32'W
Liverpool - New York
passengers, mail & general cargo
40

She sank in about 10 minutes.

Position of attack on Arabic

ship sunk.


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