Ships hit during WWI

Santee

NameSantee
TypeQ ship
GRT2,729 tons
Country  American
Built1905
BuilderRichardson, Duck & Co., Stockton
OperatorU.S. Navy
HistoryA steamer of the Venedotian SS. Co., Ltd. (O. & W. Williams & Co.), Cardiff that the Royal Navy requisition (August 1917) and later purchased (November 1917) for use as a Q-ship. Transferred to the U.S. Navy temporarily, later returned to the Royal Navy. Sold postwar.

U-boat attacks on Q ship Santee


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
127 Dec 1917U 61 (Victor Dieckmann)Damagedoff Queenstown, Ireland






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