Ships hit during WWI


TypePassenger steamer
GRT19,380 tons (one of the largest ships hit)
Country  British
BuilderJohn Brown & Co. Ltd., Glasgow
OperatorRoyal Navy
HistoryIn 1914 she was sold by the American Line to the British Admiralty to operate as a dummy capital ship representing HMS Tiger.

U-boat attacks on Passenger steamer Merion

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
130 May 1915UB 8 (Ernst von Voigt)SunkTorpedoed off Strati Island, Aegean Sea, near the entrance to the Dardanelles


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