Ships hit during WWI

Lackawanna

NameLackawanna
TypeTanker
GRT4,125 tons
Country  British
Built1894
BuilderJ. C. Tecklenborg, Geestem√ľnde
OperatorAnglo-American Oil Co., Ltd., London
HistoryBuilt as August Korff for the Deutsch-Amerikanische Petroleum Ges., Hamburg. Sold to the Anglo-American Oil Co. and renamed Lackawanna in 1910. Broken up in 1931.

U-boat attacks on Tanker Lackawanna


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
113 Feb 1918UC 58 (Karl Vesper)DamagedTorpedoed but reached port.
56° 47'N, 2° 07'W
New York & Newport - Grangemouth
coal
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Position of attack on Lackawanna


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