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Sovereignty at SeaU.S. Merchant Ships and American Entry into World War I$

Rodney Carlisle

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780813037622

Published to Florida Scholarship Online: January 2012

DOI: 10.5744/florida/9780813037622.001.0001

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(p.175) Appendix C Table of Ship Losses

(p.175) Appendix C Table of Ship Losses

Source:
Sovereignty at Sea
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University Press of Florida

Table C.1. U.S. ship loss details, February 3, 1917-April 4, 1917

Ship Name (type)

Gross tons

Date of incident

Place

Crew

Dead

U.S. killed/ total U.S. aboard

Owner

Captain

Attacked by

Housatonic (freighter)

3,143gt

Feb. 3

Off Scilly Isles

37

0

0/25

Housatonic Co.

Thomas Ensor

U-53 Hans Rose

Lyman M. Law (schooner)

1,300gt

Feb. 12

Off Sardinia

10

0

0/9

George A. Cardine Syndicate

Stephen W. McDonough

U-35 Lothar von Arnauld

Algonquin (freighter)

1,806gt

Mar. 12

Off Scilly Isles

26

0

0/11

American Star Line

A. Nordberg

U-62 Ernst Hashagen

Vigilancia (freighter)

4,115gt

Mar. 16

Off Plymouth

43 or 45

15

6/20

Gaston, Williams & Wigmore

Frank A. Middleton

U-70 Otto Wünsche

City of Memphis (freighter) In ballast

5,252gt

Mar. 17

Off Ireland

57 or 58

0

0/30

Ocean Steamship Company

L. P. Borum

UC-66 Herbert Pustkuchen

Illinois (tanker) In ballast

5,225gt

Mar. 18

Off Alderney

34

0

0/16

Texaco

H. H. Iverson

UC-21 Reinhold Saltzwedel

Healdton (tanker)

4,489gt

Mar. 21

Off Holland

41

21

7/13

Standard Oil

Charles Christopher

Mine (British)*

Aztec (freighter)

3,727gt

Apr. 1

Off Brest

47

28

11/28

Oriental Navigation

Walter ƠBrien

U-46 Leo Hillebrand

Marguerite (schooner)

1,553gt

Apr. 4

Off Sardinia

12

0

0/1

William Chase

Charles W. Willard

U-35 Lothar von Arnauld

Missourian (freighter)

7,924gt

Apr. 4

Off Genoa

53

0

0/32

American-Hawaiian

William Lyons

U-52 Hans Walther

Total

360–64

63

24/185

(*) U.S. press and State Department assumed loss was due to a German unannounced sub attack; see appendix A.

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