|Builder||Flower Motor Ship Co., Ltd. (Sir M. Samuel & Co., Ltd.), London|
|Operator||Smith’s Dock Co., Ltd., Middlesbrough|
|History||Engined & outfitted by Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson, Ltd., Newcastle.|
U-boat attacks on Steamer Arabis
|1||16 Sep 1917||U 54 (Kurt Heeseler)||Sunk||Torpedoed 210 miles WxS of Ushant||46° 28'N, 9° 42'W||Sfax - Falmouth||phosphate rock||20|
|Arabis had sailed from Gibraltar on 8 September 1917 in convoy HG12. The ship had broken down and dropped out of the convoy when torpedoed.|
Position of attack on Arabis
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