Ships hit during WWI

Saint Luc

NameSaint Luc
GRT2,456 tons
Country  French
BuilderAtel. & Chant. de France, Dunkerque
OperatorSoc. Navale de l’Ouest, Le Havre

U-boat attacks on Steamer Saint Luc

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
13 Oct 1918UB 105 (Rudolf Petersen)SunkTorpedoed NW of Algiers (48 miles N of Cape Tenes)
37° 43'N, 1° 35'E
Sfax - Rouen


At 8:15pm Saint Luc was steaming in convoy BG68 with SS Ariel and (La) Nina, a little british tug when she was torpedoed. The convoy was under escort of patrol boats HMS Chrysanteme (leader), HMS Narcissus, Navy trawler Altair II and American yacht Cythera. SS Ariel was to be torpedoed as well a short time later also by UB 105..

Position of attack on Saint Luc

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