Ships hit during WWI

Myrtle Branch

NameMyrtle Branch
GRT3,741 tons
Country  British
BuilderJ. L. Thompson & Sons, Ltd., Sunderland
OperatorNautilus Steam Shipping Co., Ltd. (F. & W. Ritson), Sunderland

U-boat attacks on Steamer Myrtle Branch

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
111 Apr 1918UB 73 (Karl Neureuther)Sunk9 miles NExN of Inistrahull

Coronel & Newport News - Liverpool
general cargo & mineral ores

Vessel had sailed from Hampton Roads in convoy HH48 on 28 March 1918.

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