Ships hit during WWI


TypePassenger steamer
GRT9,309 tons
Country  British
BuilderHawthorn, Leslie & Co., Ltd., Newcastle
OperatorF. Leyland & Co., Ltd., Liverpool

U-boat attacks on Passenger steamer Canadian

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
15 Apr 1917U 59 (Wilhelm von Fircks)Sunk47 miles NW of Fastnet
51° 36'N, 10° 48'W
Boston - Liverpool
horses, grain & general cargo

Capt. Bullock disappeared with the ship after making sure nobody was left on board. 4 torpedoes were fired to sink the ship.

Position of attack on Canadian

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