Ships hit during WWI

O. B. Jennings

NameO. B. Jennings
GRT10,289 tons (one of the largest ships hit)
Country  American
BuilderNewport News SB. & DD. Co., Inc., Newport News, VA
OperatorStandard Oil Co. (New Jersey), Bayonne, NJ

U-boat attacks on Tanker O. B. Jennings

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
14 Aug 1918U 140 (Waldemar Kophamel)Sunk100 miles off the Virginia coast
36° 40'N, 73° 58'W
Plymouth - Newport News


1 taken prisoner.

Position of attack on O. B. Jennings

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