Ships hit during WWI

War Roach

NameWar Roach
GRT5,215 tons
Country  British
BuilderCaledon SB. & Eng. Co., Ltd., Dundee
OperatorThe Shipping Controller (W. Thomson & Co.), London

U-boat attacks on Steamer War Roach

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
14 Nov 1918UC 74 (Hans Schüler)DamagedDetonated a mine in the main channel, Port Said. Beached, refloated and repaired.
31° 19'N, 29° 48'E
Bassein – Marseille

UC 74 had just laid 9 mines in front of an approaching convoy and heard 2 detonations a short time later

Position of attack on War Roach

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