Ships hit during WWI

Limerick

NameLimerick
TypeSteamer
GRT6,827 tons
Country  British
Built1898
BuilderWorkman, Clark & Co., Ltd., Belfast
OperatorUnion SS. Co. of New Zealand, Ltd., London
HistorySteamer with passenger accommodations and significant cargo and refrigerated cargo capacity.

U-boat attacks on Steamer Limerick


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
128 May 1917U 86 (Friedrich Crüsemann)Sunk140 miles W1/2S of Bishop Rock
48° 53'N, 9° 45'W
Sydney - London
frozen meat & general cargo
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Position of attack on Limerick

ship sunk.


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