Ships hit during WWI


GRT3,111 tons
Country  Italian
BuilderBartram & Sons, Sunderland
OperatorFlli. Beraldo, Genoa
HistoryBuilt as Lord Kelvin for SS. Lord Kelvin Co., Ltd. (J. Herron & Co.), Liverpool. Sold in 1911 to Piceni, Gessaga & Co., Genoa and renamed Gemma. Flli. Beraldo bought the steamer in 1916.

U-boat attacks on Steamer Gemma

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
19 Sep 1916UB 23 (Ernst Voigt)Sunk43 miles SW of Wolf Rock
49° 16'N, 6° 10'W
Civitavecchia - Barry
in ballast

Position of attack on Gemma

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