|Builder||Campbeltown SB. Co., Campbeltown|
|Operator||Cie. des Bateaux à Vapeur du Nord, Dunkerque|
U-boat attacks on Steamer Dunkerquois
|1||18 Aug 1917||UC 48 (Kurt Ramien)||Sunk||Torpedoed 12 miles N71W of Ile de Batz||48° 50'N, 4° 19'W||La Pallice-Dunkerque||3000 t asphalt||16|
|Dunkerquois, Capt. Bodo, had left La Pallice on Aug.16 loaded with 3000 tons of asphalt for Dunkerque in convoy. At 10 pm the 18th, when about 7 miles NW of Ile de Batz LH, she was struck by a torpedo. A violent explosion followed and in less than 30 seconds the ship had disappeared. Out of a crew of 31, 15 men managed to escape and were saved by Phenix an escorting steamer, then landed at Cherbourg the following day.
Position of attack on Dunkerquois
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