King Malcolm (1)

Torpedoed and Sunk in The Mediterranean - 1916

SS King Malcolm, built by R. Stephenson & Co. Ltd., Newcastle in 1906 and owned at the time of her loss by Scottish S.S. Co. Ltd. (Philipps, Philipps & Co. Ltd.), London, was a British steamer of 4351 tons.

On November 28th, 1916, King Malcolm, on a voyage from Marseille to Mauritius in ballast, was sunk by the German submarine U-39 (Walter Forstmann), 144 miles NWxN of Alexandria.

There were no casualties.

Vessel

Built

Service

Tonnage

King Malcolm (1)

1906

1916 Torpedoed and sunk in Mediterranean

4351

Official Number

Ship Builder

Engine Builder

Engine Type

HP

Screws

123744

R Stephenson

Newcastle

Palmer’s Shipbuilding

Newcastle

Steam 3 Cyl

1750 IHP

1

Master

Date

Left

Destination

J Choir

12/1914

Newport

Home trade


7/1915

London

Coasting


8/1915

Barry

Port Said


11/1916

Marseilles

Mauritius

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