Ships hit during WWI

Dumfries

NameDumfries
TypeSteamer
GRT4,121 tons
Country  British
Built1905
BuilderW. Doxford & Sons, Ltd., Sunderland
OperatorSutherland SS. Co., Ltd. (A. M. Sutherland), Newcastle
HistoryTurret hull steamer.

U-boat attacks on Steamer Dumfries


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
119 May 1915U 27 (Bernd Wegener)Sunk13 miles N of Trevose Head
50° 46'N, 5° 02'W
Cardiff - Livorno
coal
2

Torpedoed at 11am

Position of attack on Dumfries

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