Ships hit during WWI


TypeArmed boarding steamer
GRT1,862 tons
Country  British
BuilderWm. Denny & Bros., Dumbarton
OperatorRoyal Navy
HistoryBuilt for the London & North Western Railway Co., Dublin as Hibernia and operated on the Holyhead-Dublin ferry service; renamed Tara when requisitioned by the Royal Navy in August 1914. She was, along with three other similar vessels at Holyhead were all converted locally into armed boarding steamers, each equipped with three 6-pounder guns.

U-boat attacks on Armed boarding steamer Tara

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
15 Nov 1915U 35 (Waldemar Kophamel)Sunkoff Sollum


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