Ships hit during WWI

Lorton

NameLorton
TypeSailing vessel
GRT1,419 tons
Country  Peruian
Built1888
BuilderWorkman, Clark & Co., Belfast
OperatorD. Loero, Callao
HistorySteel-hulled bark.

U-boat attacks on Sailing vessel Lorton


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
15 Feb 1917U 67 (Hans Nieland)SunkStopped and scuttled 11 miles E of Santander

Caleta Buena - Pasajes
nitrate


One of Lorton’s crew, a sailor who was in the German naval reserve, remained on U 67 (Obermatrose d.R. Mangles).


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