Ships hit during WWI

Persic

NamePersic
TypePassenger steamer
GRT12,045 tons (one of the largest ships hit)
Country  British
Built1899
BuilderHarland & Wolff, Ltd., Belfast
OperatorOceanic Steam Nav. Co., Ltd. (Ismay, Imrie & Co.), Liverpool
History

U-boat attacks on Passenger steamer Persic


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
17 Sep 1918UB 87 (Karl Petri)DamagedTorpedoed 40 miles NW of Scilllys
50° 16'N, 7° 22'W
Boston & New York - London
general cargo
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Position of attack on Persic

ship damaged.


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