Ships hit during WWI

Afric

NameAfric
TypePassenger steamer
GRT11,999 tons (one of the largest ships hit)
Country  British
Built1898
BuilderHarland & Wolff, Ltd., Belfast
OperatorOceanic Steam Nav. Co., Ltd. (Ismay, Imrie & Co.), Liverpool
History

U-boat attacks on Passenger steamer Afric


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
112 Feb 1917UC 66 (Herbert Pustkuchen)SunkTorpedoed 12 miles SSW of the Eddystone LH
49° 59'N, 4° 18'W
Liverpool - Devonport & Sydney
general cargo
5

Position of attack on Afric

ship sunk.


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