Ships hit during WWI

Lake Michigan

NameLake Michigan
TypePassenger steamer
GRT9,288 tons
Country  British
BuilderC. S. Swan & Hunter, Ltd., Newcastle
OperatorCanadian Pacific Railway Ocean Lines (Canadian Pacific Ocean Services, Ltd.), Liverpool

U-boat attacks on Passenger steamer Lake Michigan

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
115 Nov 1916UC 18 (Wilhelm Kiel)DamagedMined near Brest
48° 17'N, 4° 47'W
Montreal - Brest & London
horses and general cargo

216 Apr 1918U 100 (Degenhart von Loƫ)SunkTorpedoed 93 miles NxW of Eagle Island
55° 30'N, 11° 52'W
Liverpool & Clyde - St. John, N.B.


Lake Michigan had sailed from Lamlash in convoy OB61 on 16 April 1918.

Position of attacks on Lake Michigan

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