Ships hit during WWI

Homer City

NameHomer City
GRT4,914 tons
Country  British
BuilderRopner & Sons, Ltd., Stockton
OperatorGreat City SS. Co., Ltd. (W. Reardon Smith & Son), Bideford
HistoryTransferred in 1918 to St. Just SS. Co., Ltd. (W. Reardon Smith & Son), Bideford, whether before or after June 21, 1918 uncertain.

U-boat attacks on Steamer Homer City

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
121 Jun 1918U 100 (Degenhart von Loë)Damagedabout 300 miles SW of Ushant

Though credited in Spindler, a torpedo hit to this vessel is not shown in either Lloyd’s War Losses: The First World War or British Vessel Lost at Sea: 1914-18.

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