Torpedoed and Sunk - 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.

Master

Date

Left

Destination

T O Thomas

1906 - 1914



G Bevan

1914 - 1914



J Choir

1914 - 1916




12/1914

Newport

Home trade


7/1915

London

Coasting


8/1915

Barry

Port Said


11/1916

Marseilles

Mauritius

Torpedoed & sunk

Vessel

Built

Tonnage

Official No

Ship Builder

Engine Builder

Engine Type

HP

Screws

King Malcolm (1)

1906

4351

123744

R Stephenson

Newcastle

Palmer’s Shipbuilding

Newcastle

Triple Expansion Steam

1750 IHP

1

King Malcolm (1)

HJPQ

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