Ships hit during WWI

Ason

NameAson
TypeSteamer
GRT2,083 tons
Country  Spanish
Built1901
BuilderConst. Nav. EspaƱola, Cadiz
OperatorCia. MontaƱesa de Nav. (M. Pineiro Bezanilla), Santander
History

U-boat attacks on Steamer Ason


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
117 Dec 1916UB 38 (Wilhelm Amberger)SunkCaptured and then torpedoed 27 miles W of Bishop Rock
49° 40'N, 7° 00'W
Santander - Glasgow
copper ore


Position of attack on Ason

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