Ships hit during WWI

Tong Hong

NameTong Hong
GRT2,184 tons
Country  British
BuilderPalmers’ SB. & Iron Co., Ltd., Newcastle
OperatorTan Kah Tee, Singapore

U-boat attacks on Steamer Tong Hong

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
127 Jun 1917U 63 (Otto Schultze)Sunk55 miles S3/4W of Cape Sicie, Toulon.
42° 09'N, 5° 40'E
Marseille - Saigon
empty drums

Master taken prisoner. Position per french Navy trawler Vega who attempted to tow the ship and rescued her crew.

Position of attack on Tong Hong

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