Ships hit during WWI

Oldfield Grange

NameOldfield Grange
GRT4,653 tons
Country  British
BuilderIrvine’s SB. & DD. Co., Ltd., West Hartlepool
OperatorHoulder Line, Ltd. (Houlder Bros. & Co., Ltd.), West Hartlepool

U-boat attacks on Steamer Oldfield Grange

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
17 Jun 1917UB 40 (Hans Howaldt)DamagedTorpedoed about 11 miles E of the Owers LV

London - Philadelphia
in ballast

211 Dec 1917U 62 (Ernst Hashagen)SunkTorpedoed 30 miles NE of Tory Island.
55° 46'N, 7° 56'W
New York - Cardiff
general cargo

Oldfield Grange was straggling from convoy HL19 when sunk. HL19 had departed from Halifax on November 29, 1917.

Position of attack on Oldfield Grange

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