Hylas

On August 15th, 1917,

Hylas, on a voyage from Arkhangelsk to Belfast with a cargo of flax, was sunk by the German submarine U-80 (Gustav Amberger), 10 miles east from Butt of Lewis.

There were no casualties.

Torpedoed and Sunk North of Scotland - 1917

Vessel

Built

Service

Tonnage

Hylas

1899

1917 Torpedoed and sunk off N Scotland

4233

Official Number

Ship Builder

Engine Builder

Engine Type

HP

Screws

110619

Archibald MacMillan & Son

Dumbarton

Rankin & Blackmore

Greenock

Steam 3 Cyl

357 NHP

1

Master

Date

Left

Destination

C Samuels

9/1914

Liverpool

New York

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