Ships hit during WWI

Ferdinand A.

NameFerdinand A.
GRT2,062 tons
Country  French
BuilderTyne Iron SB. Co., Ltd., Newcastle
OperatorSoc. les Affréteurs Réunis (J. Stern), Rouen

U-boat attacks on Steamer Ferdinand A.

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
121 May 1917UC 36 (Gustav Buch)SunkTorpedoed 10 to 15 miles N of the Stiff LH, Ushant
48° 40'N, 5° 10'W
Clyde - Nantes


UC 36 was sunk 40 minutes later, being rammed by French steamer Moliere as it conducted a second attack against the same convoy.

Position of attack on Ferdinand A.

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