Ships hit during WWI

Mount Vernon

NameMount Vernon
GRT18,372 tons (one of the largest ships hit)
Country  American
BuilderAkt. Ges. “Vulcan”, Stettin
OperatorU. S. Navy transport
HistoryThe Norddeutscher Lloyd liner Kronprinzessin Cecilie, seized at Boston in April 1917 and outfitted as troopship by the U.S. Navy.

U-boat attacks on Troopship Mount Vernon

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
15 Sep 1918U 82 (Heinrich Middendorff)DamagedTorpedoed but reached Brest

Europe - U.S.


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