Ships hit during WWI


GRT3,930 tons
Country  British
BuilderShort Bros., Ltd., Sunderland
OperatorTaylor & Sanderson Steam Shipping Co., Ltd. (Taylor & Sanderson), Sunderland
HistorySold to English SS. Co., Ltd. (Letricheux & David, Ltd.), Swansea in 1917.

U-boat attacks on Steamer Wallace

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
17 Feb 1917U 54 (Volkhard von Bothmer)DamagedDamaged by gunfire after which crew abandoned ship.
50° 30'N, 15° 05'W
New York - Havre
general cargo

Chief officer taken prisoner. U 54 was unable to sink the steamer as the Q-ship sloop Salvia arrived on the scene.

Position of attack on Wallace

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