Ships hit during WWI


TypeSailing vessel
GRT2,470 tons
Country  British
BuilderR. Williamson & Son, Workington
OperatorCommonwealth of Australia requisition
HistoryFour-masted, steel-hulled bark. Built as Conishead.

U-boat attacks on Sailing vessel Cooroy

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
129 Aug 1917UC 75 (Johannes Lohs)SunkStopped and sunk 16 miles SSE of Ballycotton

Tocopilla - Liverpool

While the original crew were allowed to leave the ship, the Royal Navy sloop Jessamine put a prize crew onto the ship. These men were killed when the ship was torpedoed.

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