Ships hit during WWI

Ruth Hickman

NameRuth Hickman
TypeSailing vessel
GRT417 tons
Country  British
BuilderGeo. W. Clarke, Springdale, Newfoundland
OperatorA.E. Hickman Co. Ltd., St. John’s, Newfoundland
HistoryWooden three-masted schooner.

U-boat attacks on Sailing vessel Ruth Hickman

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
124 May 1918U 62 (Ernst Hashagen)SunkStopped and scuttled 60 miles NNW from Graciosa, Azroes
40° 05'N, 28° 30'W
Cadiz - St. John’s, Newfoundland

Position of attack on Ruth Hickman

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