Ships hit during WWI

Swan River

NameSwan River
GRT4,724 tons
Country  British
BuilderIrvine’s SB. & DD. Co., Ltd., West Hartlepool
OperatorBritish Empire Steam Nav. Co., Ltd. (Houlder Bros. & Co., Ltd.), Liverpool

U-boat attacks on Steaner Swan River

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
127 Sep 1917U 39 (Walter Forstmann)SunkTorpedoed 27 miles NNW of Oran
36° 07'N, 0° 54'W
Gibraltar - Benisaf
in ballast

Position of attack on Swan River


1917 (1).

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