Ships hit during WWI


TypePassenger steamer
GRT6,580 tons
Country  British
BuilderBarclay, Curle & Co., Ltd., Glasgow
OperatorPeninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company, Glasgow

U-boat attacks on Passenger steamer Sardinia

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
14 Feb 1918UB 52 (Otto Launburg)DamagedTorpedoed off Alberan Island, 60 miles from Oran
36° 28'N, 0° 55'W
Bombay - London
general cargo

Sardinia sailed from Port Said in convoy HE5 on 27 January 1918. After being damaged, she was able to make Oran assisted by Rifleman.

Position of attack on Sardinia

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