Ships hit during WWI


GRT5,861 tons
Country  British
BuilderJ. Frerichs & Co. A.G., Einswarden
OperatorFred. Leyland & Co., Ltd., Liverpool (crown nominees)
HistoryBuilt as Kamerun for the Hamburg-Amerika Linie, Hamburg. Scuttled at Duala on September 8, 1914 to prevent capture by the British cruiser Cumberland. Refloated, repaired, and handed over to the Leyland line.

U-boat attacks on Steamer Cameronian

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
12 Jun 1917UC 34 (Robert Sprenger)SunkTorpedoed 50 miles NWxN1/4N of Alexandria
31° 53'N, 29° 19'E
Suda Bay - Alexandria
troops, mail & mules

Master: Robert Roberts

Position of attack on Cameronian

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