Ships hit during WWI

Royal Edward

NameRoyal Edward
TypePassenger steamer
GRT11,117 tons (one of the largest ships hit)
Country  Canadian
Built1908
BuilderFairfield SB. & Eng. Co., Ltd., Glasgow
OperatorCanadian Northern Steamships, Ltd., Toronto
History

U-boat attacks on Passenger steamer Royal Edward


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
113 Aug 1915UB 14 (Heino von Heimburg)Sunk6 miles W of Kandeliusa, Aegean Sea
36° 31'N, 25° 51'E
Avonmouth & Alexandria - Mudros
troops
866

Position of attack on Royal Edward

ship sunk.


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