Merchant Ships attacked by U 92

(from NA, ADM 137/4814, British Vessels Captured or Destroyed by the Enemy,

and NA, ADM 137/4817, Foreign Vessels Sunk or Damaged by the Enemy)

 

 

04.03.1918            British Princess, 7034 BRT, British armed Steam Ship,

damaged by torpedo, reached port. 1 dead.

 

 

08.07.1918            Ben Lomond, 2814 BRT, British armed Steam Ship, sunk,

torpedoed without warning 30 miles S.E. of Daunts Rock.

23 Lives lost, including Master.
[] whilst on a voyage from Seville to Ardrossan with a cargo of iron ore.[1]

 

The Ben Lomond had already been attacked unsuccessfully by a

submarine with a torpedo in the Mediterranean, on May 4th, 1917.

 

 

08.07.1918            Mars, 3550 BRT, British armed Steam Ship, sunk, torpedoed

without warning 74 miles W. by N. from Bishop Rock.

[] whilst on a voyage from New York to Le Havre with general cargo.[2]

 

 

10.07.1918            Charles Theriault, 339 BRT, British armed Sailing Vessel,

Set on fire, towed in.

 

 

11.07.1918 Westover, 5590 BRT, U.S. Steam Ship, sunk, torpedoed.

 

 

13.07.1918            Ramon de Larrinaga, 3058 BRT, Spanish Steam Ship, sunk.



[1] A.J. Tennent, British Merchant Ships Sunk by U-Boats in World War One, Eastbourne, 1990, p. 171

[2] Tennent, British Merchant Ships Sunk, p. 135