Ships hit during WWI

Mantola

NameMantola
TypePassenger steamer
GRT8,253 tons
Country  British
Built1916
BuilderBarclay, Curle & Co., Ltd., Glasgow
OperatorBritish India Steam Navigation Co., Ltd., Glasgow
History

U-boat attacks on Passenger steamer Mantola


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
130 Oct 1916DamagedMined off Aldeburgh
52.09N, 01.52E
Middlesbrough & London - Calcutta
general cargo
0

28 Feb 1917U 81 (Raimund Weisbach)SunkTorpedoed 143 miles WSW of Fastnet
49.55N, 12.25W
London - Calcutta
passengers & general
7

The wreck has been located with the aim of salvaging a large quantity of silver that was included in Mantola's cargo.

Position of attack on Mantola

Legend

1916 (1). 1917 (1).

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2 map positions found. In some cases the exact positions of losses are not known, those are not shown.


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