Ships hit during WWI

Southland

NameSouthland
TypePassenger steamer
GRT11,899 tons (one of the largest ships hit)
Country  British
Built1900
BuilderJohn Brown & Co., Ltd., Clydebank, Glasgow
OperatorInternational Navigation Co., Ltd., Liverpool
History

U-boat attacks on Passenger steamer Southland


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
12 Sep 1915UB 14 (Heino von Heimburg)DamagedSeriously damaged off Strati Island en route to Mudros

Alexandria - Mudros

0

24 Jun 1917U 70 (Otto W√ľnsche)Sunk140 miles NW1/2W of Tory Island
56° 10'N, 12° 14'W
Liverpool - Philadelphia
general cargo
4

Position of attack on Southland

ship sunk.


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