Ships hit during WWI

William T. Lewis

NameWilliam T. Lewis
TypeSailing vessel
GRT2,166 tons
Country  British
BuilderR. Duncan & Co., Port Glasgow
OperatorA. P. Rolph, Greenock

U-boat attacks on Sailing vessel William T. Lewis

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
12 Sep 1915U 39 (Walter Forstmann)DamagedStopped 90 miles WxN of Fastnet. Attempt to sink by gunnery was unsuccesful.
50° 55'N, 11° 47'W
Everett - Sheerness

Damaged again by U20 2 days later while towed and still did not sink.

Position of attack on William T. Lewis

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