Ships hit during WWI

Almond Branch

NameAlmond Branch
GRT3,461 tons
Country  British
BuilderW. Doxford & Sons, Ltd., Sunderland
OperatorNautilus Stm. Shipping Co., Ltd. (F. & W. Ritson), Sunderland
HistoryA “Turret” type tramp steamer completed for Belgium-American Maritime Co.Soc.Anon.Antwerp as Ashmore.

U-boat attacks on Steamer Almond Branch

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
127 Nov 1917UB 57 (Otto Steinbrinck)Sunk2 miles SE of Dodman Point at 8:15 a.m.
50° 12'N, 4° 45'W
London - West Coast of South America
general cargo

Position of attack on Almond Branch

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