Ships hit during WWI

Branksome Hall

NameBranksome Hall
TypeSteamer
GRT4,262 tons
Country  British
Built1904
BuilderSwan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson, Ltd., Newcastle
OperatorEllerman Lines, Ltd. (Hall Line, Ltd.), Liverpool
History

U-boat attacks on Steamer Branksome Hall


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
111 Apr 1917UC 26 (Matthias Graf von Schmettow)DamagedTorpedoed off Cherbourg
49° 43'N, 1° 42'W
Cork - Cherbourg
hay and oats
0

22 Nov 1917UC 65 (Claus Lafrenz)DamagedTorpedoed 3.5 miles S50┬░W of Bolt Head

Manschester - Devonport
railway wagons, hay, and canteen stores
0

314 Jul 1918UB 105 (Wilhelm Marschall)Sunk68 miles NWxW of Matra Susa

Newport - Port Said
coal
0

Position of attack on Branksome Hall


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