Ships hit during WWI


GRT5,315 tons
Country  British
BuilderSir James Laing & Sons, Ltd., Sunderland
OperatorTeakwood SS. Co., Ltd. (J. I. Jacobs & Co.), Swansea
HistoryBuilt as a cargo vessel, converted in 1914 to carry fuel oil.

U-boat attacks on Tanker Teakwood

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
128 Apr 1917k.u.k. U14 (Georg Ritter von Trapp)Sunk26 miles SWxW of Sapienza Island
36° 39'N, 21° 10'E
Port Arthur - Port Said


Position of attack on Teakwood

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