Ships hit during WWI

War Knight

NameWar Knight
GRT7,951 tons
Country  British
BuilderUnion Iron Works Co., Alameda, Calif.
OperatorThe Shipping Controller (Furness, Withy & Co., Ltd.), London

U-boat attacks on Steamer War Knight

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
124 Mar 1918UC 17 (Erich Stephan)SunkMined near Needles LH, beached Freshwater & exploded

after colliding with O.B. Jennings. War Knight had sailed from New York in convoy HN53 on 8 March 1918

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