Ships hit during WWI

Ballarat

NameBallarat
TypeTroopship
GRT11,120 tons (one of the largest ships hit)
Country  British
Built1911
BuilderCaird & Co., Ltd. Greenock
OperatorPeninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Co., Greeenock
History

U-boat attacks on Troopship Ballarat


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
125 Apr 1917UB 32 (Max Viebeg)SunkTorpedoed 24 miles SxW of Wolf Rock
49° 33'N, 5° 36'W
Melbourne - U.K.
troops, copper, antimony ore & general cargo
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Sank under tow at 49.51.45N 05.19W.

Position of attack on Ballarat

ship sunk.


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