Ships hit during WWI


GRT3,692 tons
Country  Greek
BuilderJ. L. Thompson & Sons, Ltd., Sunderland
OperatorE. Petritzis fils, Syra

U-boat attacks on Steamer Petritzis

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
125 Jun 1917UC 65 (Otto Steinbrinck)SunkSW of Contis
43° 25'N, 1° 30'W
Benisaf & St. Jean de Luz - Tyne
iron ore

Torpedoed in convoy of 11 steamers St. Jean de Luz - La Pallice escorted by a gunboat and a trawler. This was the ship UC 65 sank on this day, not ORINON, which ran aground.

Position of attack on Petritzis

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