Ships hit during WWI

Yasaka Maru

NameYasaka Maru
TypePassenger steamer
GRT10,932 tons (one of the largest ships hit)
Country  Japanese
BuilderKawasaki Dockyard Co., Ltd., Kobe
OperatorNippon Yusen K.K., Tokyo

U-boat attacks on Passenger steamer Yasaka Maru

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
121 Dec 1915U 38 (Max Valentiner)SunkTorpedoed 60 miles from Port Said. 31.49N, 31.38E per KTB
31° 53'N, 31° 10'E
Tees & London - Yokohama

Position of attack on Yasaka Maru

ship sunk.

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