Ships hit during WWI


GRT2,419 tons
Country  Spanish
BuilderSir Raylton Dixon & Co., Middlesbrough
OperatorEchevarieta y Larrinaga, Bilbao
HistoryBuilt as Normandy for SS. Normandy Co., Ltd. (D. Maciver, Sons & Co., Ltd.), Liverpool. In 1901, D. Maciver, Sons & Co. assumed ownership of the ship. Sold in 1908 for £12,500 to Echevarieta y Larrinaga and renamed Manuel; the ship sailed under the Uruguian flag from 1908 to 1913, when the steamer was registered in Bilbao, Spain.

U-boat attacks on Steamer Manuel

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
116 Jan 1917UB 38 (Wilhelm Amberger)Sunkabout 80 miles W of Ushant

Bilbao - Glasgow
copper ore

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