Ships hit during WWI

San Hilario

NameSan Hilario
TypeTanker
GRT10,157 tons (one of the largest ships hit)
Country  British
Built1913
BuilderPalmers’ SB. & Iron Co., Ltd., Newcastle
OperatorEagle Oil Transport Co., Ltd., London
History

U-boat attacks on Tanker San Hilario


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
120 Apr 1917U 43 (Hellmuth Jürst)Sunk270 miles WxN of Fastnet
50° 55'N, 16° 28'W
Puerto Mexico - Queenstown
petroleum
0

Master taken prisoner.

Position of attack on San Hilario

ship sunk.


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