Ships hit during WWI

Rathlin Head

NameRathlin Head
TypeSteamer
GRT7,378 tons
Country  British
Built1899
BuilderWorkman, Clark & Co., Ltd., Belfast
OperatorUlster SS. Co., Ltd. (G. Heyn & Sons), Belfast
History

U-boat attacks on Steamer Rathlin Head


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
125 May 1918U 46 (Leo Hillebrand)DamagedTorpedoed twice SW of Ireland
49° 40'N, 12° 00'W
Swansea & Milford Haven - New Orleans
in ballast
3

First torpedoed on the 25th but Rathlin Head continued underway. Torpedoed again the next day but towed in.

Position of attack on Rathlin Head


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