Ships hit during WWI


TypeArmed merchant cruiser
GRT12,077 tons (one of the largest ships hit)
Country  British
BuilderFairfield SB. & Eng. Co., Ltd., Glasgow
OperatorRoyal Navy
HistoryPeace-time operator: Orient Steam Navigation Co., Ltd., Glasgow

U-boat attacks on Armed merchant cruiser Otway

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
123 Jul 1917UC 49 (Karl Petri)SunkN of the Butt of Lewis
58° 54'N, 6° 28'W


Position of attack on Otway

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