Ships hit during WWI


TypeSailing vessel
GRT1,944 tons
Country  British
BuilderA. McMillan & Son, Ltd., Dumbarton
OperatorJ. S. Stewart & Co, London
HistorySteel-hulled, ship-rigged sailing vessel. Built as S. Margherita.

U-boat attacks on Sailing vessel Kinpurney

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
115 Jan 1917U 84 (Walter Roehr)SunkStopped and sunk by torpedo 110 miles W of Bishop Rock
49° 20'N, 9° 10'W
Cardiff - Port Nolloth, South Africa
coal, coke, and limestone

Position of attack on Kinpurney

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