Ships hit during WWI

Eastern Prince

NameEastern Prince
GRT2,885 tons
Country  British
BuilderJ. Priestman & Co., Sunderland
OperatorPrince Line, Ltd. (Furness, Withy & Co.), Newcastle

U-boat attacks on Steamer Eastern Prince

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
130 Aug 1917U 62 (Ernst Hashagen)SunkTorpedoed 30 miles S3/4W of Eddystone LH
49° 41'N, 4° 12'W
Newport News - London
general cargo

Eastern Prince had sailed from Hampton Roads on August 11, 1917 as the convoy Commodore’s ship in convoy HH16.

Position of attack on Eastern Prince

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