Ships hit during WWI

Altair

NameAltair
TypeSteamer
GRT1,674 tons
Country  Norwegian
Built1884
BuilderT. Turnbull & Son, Whitby
OperatorA/S Altair (A. Kr√łger), Christiania
HistoryIron-hulled. Built as Bernard for Turnbull Bros., Cardiff. Sold to A/S Altair in 1899 and renamed.

U-boat attacks on Steamer Altair


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
118 Oct 1917UC 64 (Erich Hecht)SunkTorpedoed and sunk 8 miles NE3/4N of Newquay
50° 31'N, 5° 17'W
Rouen - Cardiff

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Position of attack on Altair


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