Ships hit during WWI

Tiberia

NameTiberia
TypeSteamer
GRT4,880 tons
Country  British
Built1913
BuilderNorthumberland SB. Co., Ltd., Newcastle
OperatorAnchor Line (Henderson Bros.), Ltd., Glasgow
History

U-boat attacks on Steamer Tiberia


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
126 Feb 1918U 19 (Johannes SpieƟ)SunkTorpedoed 1.5 mles E of Black Head, Belfast Lough
54° 47'N, 5° 39'W
Glasgow - New York
general cargo
0

Tiberia had sailed from Lamlash in convoy OB50 on 26 February 1918 and was straggling, escorted by H.M.S. Daffodil. The convoy was seeking shelter in Belfast Lough when the torpedoing occurred.

Position of attack on Tiberia


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