Ships hit during WWI

Batavier V

NameBatavier V
TypePassenger steamer
GRT1,569 tons
Country  Dutch
BuilderGourlay Bros. & Co., Dundee
OperatorWm. H. Müller & Co’s. Algemeene Scheepv. Mij. (W. H. Müller & Co.), Rotterdam

U-boat attacks on Passenger steamer Batavier V

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
118 Mar 1915U 28 (Georg-Günther von Forstner)prizeHoofden area


Taken as prize to Zeebruge but later released by a prize court.

216 May 1916UC 6 (Matthias Graf von Schmettow)SunkMined 0,5 mile E of the North Buoy, Inner Gabbard 5158N 015745E
51° 58'N, 1° 58'E
London - Rotterdam
passengers & general cargo

Position of attack on Batavier V

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