Ships hit during WWI

Moyori Maru

NameMoyori Maru
GRT3,746 tons
Country  Japanese
BuilderCraig, Taylor & Co., Stockton
OperatorTeikoku Kisen K.K., Kobe
HistoryBuilt as Harbarton for Harland & Bartlett SS. Co., Ltd. (Harland & Bartlett), London. Taken as a prize during the Russo-Japanese war and went through several Japanese owners before being sunk.

U-boat attacks on Steamer Moyori Maru

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
120 Oct 1917U 151 (Waldemar Kophamel)Sunkoff the W coast of Spanish Morocco about 30 miles W of Cape Barbas
22° 17'N, 17° 14'W
Japan - Dakar

Position given as 22°41'N, 16°53'W per KTB.

Position of attack on Moyori Maru

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