Ships hit during WWI

Mecanicien Donzel

NameMecanicien Donzel
GRT8,277 tons
Country  French
BuilderUraga Dock Co., Ltd., Uraga
OperatorMessageries Maritimes, Dunkerque

U-boat attacks on Steamer Mecanicien Donzel

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
13 Jun 1918UB 49 (Hans von Mellenthin)SunkTorpedoed 68 miles NW of Cape Argentira while in a Bizerta - Marseilles convoy.
40° 45'N, 6° 59'E
Karachi - Marseille


Torpedoed at 04:15 am, sank at 07:00 while towing attempt. Crew rescued by Navy Trawler Marguerite-Marie. The ship, just delivered from shipyard was completing her maiden voyage.

Position of attack on Mecanicien Donzel

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