Ships hit during WWI


TypeSailing vessel
GRT2,283 tons
Country  British
BuilderRussell & Co., Greenock
OperatorJ. G. P. Murphy (J. J. Feore, mgr.), Liverpool
HistorySteel-hulled, four-masted bark.

U-boat attacks on Sailing vessel Hinemoa

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
17 Sep 1917UC 16 (Georg Reimarus)Sunk35 miles WSW of Bishop Rock
49° 30'N, 7° 08'W
Falmouth - New York
in ballast

Had been under tow by an armed tug, after a hit on the tug, the tow was dropped and the Hinemoa sunk by UC 16.

Position of attack on Hinemoa

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