Ships hit during WWI

Vine Branch

NameVine Branch
GRT3,442 tons
Country  British
BuilderW. Doxford & Sons, Ltd., Sunderland
OperatorNautilus Steam Shipping Co., Ltd. (F. & W. Ritson), Sunderland

U-boat attacks on Steamer Vine Branch

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
16 Apr 1917U 55 (Wilhelm Werner)SunkTorpedoed SW of Ireland 4945N 1408W
49° 45'N, 14° 08'W
Dakar - Liverpool
nitrate, frozen meat, etc

Lost with all hands — posted as a missing ship.

Position of attack on Vine Branch

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