|Builder||Irvine’s SB. & DD. Co., West Hartlepool|
|Operator||Bolivian General Enterprise, Ltd. (Leopold Walford (London), Ltd.), W.Hartlepool (London)|
U-boat attacks on Steamer Glencoe
|1||14 Dec 1916||UC 18 (Wilhelm Kiel)||Sunk||Captured and then sunk by torpedo 14 miles NNW of Ile d’Yeu||46° 54'N, 2° 38'W||Glasgow - Bordeaux||coal||0|
|Glencoe, Capt. S.Dracup, had left Glasgow for Bordeaux. On Dec.14th, when about 12 to 14 m. NNW of Ile d’Yeu, and navigating in company of SS Leca bound for St Nazaire, ships were attacked by UC 18 who started firing at them. Both Captains evacuated and UC 18 sank Leca with 14 shells before firing at Glencoe who was finally achieved by a torpedo. (B de Maisonneuve).
Position of attack on Glencoe
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