Ships hit during WWI


GRT3,676 tons
Country  Swedish
BuilderW. Doxford & Sons, Ltd., Sunderland
OperatorÅngfartygs A/B Tirfing (A. Broström & Son), Göteborg
HistoryTurret hulled steamer.

U-boat attacks on Steamer Malmland

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
18 Aug 1915U 17 (Hans Walther)Sunk2 miles ExS of Rattray Head
57° 35'N, 1° 39'W
Kirkwall - Middlesbrough
iron ore

Under British prize crew to discharge cargo declared contraband. Original voyage: Narvik - Rotterdam. Master: W. J. Wilsson . Location also given as 5 miles N1/2E of Peterhead.

Position of attack on Malmland

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