Ships hit during WWI

Royal Sceptre

NameRoyal Sceptre
GRT3,858 tons
Country  British
BuilderW. Doxford & Sons, Ltd., Sunderland
OperatorLondon-American Maritime Trading Co., Ltd. (Petersen & Co., Ltd.), London
HistoryTurret hull steamer. Ownership transferred in 1918 to Thompson Steam Shipping Co., Ltd. with the same manager; owener at time ship was torpedoed uncertain.

U-boat attacks on Steamer Royal Sceptre

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
12 Jul 1918UB 57 (Johannes Lohs)DamagedTorpedoed near the Owers LV.
50° 40'N, 0° 35'W
Tyne - Falmouth
coal and coke

Position of attack on Royal Sceptre

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