Ships hit during WWI

Tuscania

NameTuscania
TypeTroopship
GRT14,348 tons (one of the largest ships hit)
Country  British
Built1914
BuilderA. Stephen & Sons, Ltd., Glasgow
OperatorAnchor Line (Henderson Bros.), Ltd., Glasgow
History

U-boat attacks on Troopship Tuscania


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
15 Feb 1918UB 77 (Wilhelm Meyer)SunkTorpedoed 7 miles N of Rathlin Island while in HX20
55° 37'N, 6° 26'W
New York - Liverpool
U.S. troops & general cargo
166

Extensive details at http://freepages.history.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~carmita/archive.htm

Position of attack on Tuscania

ship sunk.


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