Ships hit during WWI

Avenger

NameAvenger
TypeArmed merchant cruiser
GRT13,441 tons (one of the largest ships hit)
Country  British
Built1915
BuilderFairfield SB. & Eng. Co., Ltd., Glasgow
OperatorRoyal Navy
HistoryPeace-time operator: Union Steamship Co. of New Zealand, Ltd., London as AOTEAROA.

U-boat attacks on Armed merchant cruiser Avenger


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
114 Jun 1917U 69 (Ernst Wilhelms)SunkWest of the Shetland Islands
60° 22'N, 4° 35'W


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Position of attack on Avenger

ship sunk.


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