Ships hit during WWI

Rotorua

NameRotorua
TypeSteamer
GRT11,140 tons (one of the largest ships hit)
Country  British
Built1910
BuilderWm. Denny & Bros., Dumbarton
OperatorNew Zealand Shipping Co., Ltd., Plymouth
History

U-boat attacks on Steamer Rotorua


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
122 Mar 1917UC 17 (Ralph Wenninger)Sunk24 miles E Start Point
50° 17'N, 3° 07'W
Wellington - London
general cargo
1

Position of attack on Rotorua

ship sunk.


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