Ships hit during WWI


GRT7,535 tons
Country  British
BuilderBarclay, Curle & Co., Ltd., Glasgow
OperatorLane & MacAndrew, Ltd., London (crown nominees)
HistoryBuilt as a passenger steamer but after serving as a dummy battleship for the Royal Navy early in World War I, converted into a tanker in 1916.

U-boat attacks on Tanker Aspenleaf

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
130 Dec 1916UC 16 (Egon von Werner)DamagedMined off of the Owers LV.
50° 37'N, 0° 34'W
Port Arthur - Portsmouth
oil fuel

Position of attack on Aspenleaf

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