Ships hit during WWI


TypeArmed merchant cruiser
GRT14,892 tons (one of the largest ships hit)
Country  British
BuilderHarland & Wolff, Ltd., Belfast
OperatorRoyal Navy
HistoryPeace-time operator: Oceanic Steam Navigation Co., Ltd. (Ismay, Imrie & Co.), Liverpool

U-boat attacks on Armed merchant cruiser Laurentic

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
125 Jan 1917U 80 (Alfred von Glasenapp)SunkMined off Malin Head

Liverpool - Halifax
gold bullion

Salvage of gold ingots continued until 1924 with all but 225 of 3,211 ingots being recovered.

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