Ships hit during WWI

Brisbane River

NameBrisbane River
GRT4,989 tons
Country  British
BuilderIrvine’s SB. & DD. Co., Ltd., West Hartlepool
OperatorBritish Empire Steam Nav. Co., Ltd. (Houlder Bros. & Co., Ltd.), West Hartlepool

U-boat attacks on Steamer Brisbane River

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
117 Apr 1917U 35 (Lothar von Arnauld de la Perière)Sunk140 miles W of Gibraltar
35° 30'N, 8° 10'W
Malta - Baltimore
in ballast

Master taken prisoner.

Position of attack on Brisbane River

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