Ships hit during WWI

Trewyn

NameTrewyn
TypeSteamer
GRT3,084 tons
Country  British
Built1903
BuilderJ. Readhead & Sons, So. Shields
OperatorHain Steamship Co., Ltd. (E. Hain & Son), St. Ives
History

U-boat attacks on Steamer Trewyn


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
130 Mar 1916U 28 (Georg-Günther von Forstner)SunkTorpedoed and sunk W of Ushant. Had passed Gibraltar on March 25 and not heard from again. Posted as missing.
47° 30'N, 7° 30'W
Algiers - Middlesbrough
iron ore
23

The steamer Governor reported that on April 3, 1916 she had observed a life buoy marked TREWYN, ST. IVES and several awning spars painted white, 80 miles W.S.W. of Ushant.

Position of attack on Trewyn

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1916 (1).

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