Ships hit during WWI

Manchester Inventor

NameManchester Inventor
TypeSteamer
GRT4,112 tons
Country  British
Built1907
BuilderA. McMillan & Son, Ltd., Dumbarton
OperatorManchester Liners, Ltd., Manchester
HistoryThis vessel was the second to bear this name and was built as a general cargo streamer for Celtic Shipping Co. Ltd. Liverpool as Celtic King. Acquired by Manchester Liners in March 1917 to replace the lost Manchester Inventor I.

U-boat attacks on Steamer Manchester Inventor


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
130 Jul 1917U 94 (Alfred Saalw├Ąchter)Sunk80 miles NNE of Mickle Flugga
61° 27'N, 0° 38'W
Arkhangelsk - Belfast
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Position of attack on Manchester Inventor


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