Ships hit during WWI


TypePassenger steamer
GRT9,542 tons
Country  British
BuilderHarland & Wolff, Ltd., Belfast
OperatorBritish & North Atlantic Steam Nav. Co., Ltd., Liverpool
HistoryBuilt as Brasilia for Hamburg-Amerika Linie with space for 300 2nd Class and 2400 steerage passengers. Sold in 1900 to Harland & Wolff for conversion to cargo/steerage and renamed Norseman. Sold to British & North American Steam Nav. Co. (Dominion Line), Liverpool in 1903.

U-boat attacks on Passenger steamer Norseman

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
122 Jan 1916U 39 (Walter Forstmann)SunkTorpedoed in the approaches to Salonika. Beached at Tuzla Point, Salonika but became a CTL. Scrapped in situ in 1920.

Plymouth - Saloniki
Mules and munitions

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