Ships hit during WWI

Westward Ho

NameWestward Ho
GRT5,814 tons
Country  American
BuilderColumbia River SB. Co., Portland, OR
OperatorU. S. Shipping Board, Portland, OR

U-boat attacks on Steamer Westward Ho

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
18 Aug 1918U 62 (Ernst Hashagen)DamagedTorpedoed in the Bay of Biscay

New York - La Pallice


Westward Ho had sailed from New York on 24 July 1918 in convoy HB7. After being hit she was taken in tow by the Royal Navy tugs Epic and Woonda and finally the USS Concord (SP-773) and brought into Brest.

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