Ships hit during WWI


GRT4,952 tons
Country  British
BuilderRussell & Co., Port Glasgow
OperatorCharente SS. Co., Ltd. (T. & J. Harrison), Liverpool
HistoryBuilt as Saint Hugo for British & Foreign SS. Co., Ltd. (Rankin, Gilmour & Co., Ltd.), Liverpool. Sold in 1917 to Charente SS. Co., Ltd. (T. & J. Harrison), Liverpool and renamed Barrister to replace the vessel of the same name that was sunk by U 49 in May 1917.

U-boat attacks on Steamer Barrister

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
119 Sep 1918UB 64 (Ernst Krieger)SunkTorpedoed 9 miles W1/2N of the Chicken Rock LH, SW of Isle of Man

Glasgow & Liverpool - West Indies
general cargo & mails

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Hostile Sea

Corkill, Andrian

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