Ships hit during WWI

Leasowe Castle

NameLeasowe Castle
TypePassenger steamer
GRT9,737 tons
Country  British
BuilderCammell, Laird & Co., Ltd., Birkenhead
OperatorThe Shipping Controller (Union-Castle Mail SS. Co., Ltd.), London

U-boat attacks on Passenger steamer Leasowe Castle

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
120 Apr 1917U 35 (Lothar von Arnauld de la Perière)Damaged90 miles WxN of Gibraltar, damaged by torpedo

Liverpool - ?


227 May 1918UB 51 (Ernst Krafft)Sunk104 miles WxN1/2N of Alexandria
31° 30'N, 27° 56'E
Alexandria - Marseille

While in use as a troopship.

Position of attack on Leasowe Castle

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