SS Falaba (Liverpool)

Discussion in 'World War 1' started by liverpool annie, Jan 10, 2009.

  1. liverpool annie

    liverpool annie New Member

    On 28th March 1915 the SS Falaba, built 1906, 4,806, was torpedoed and sunk by U 28, 38 miles W from the Smalls Lighthouse, St George's Channel, carrying passengers from Liverpool to Sierra Leone, owned by Elder, Dempster & Co Ltd of Liverpool and managed by the Elder Line. 104 people died, a mixture of crew and passengers,M1

    (Cork Free Press, 13 May 1915, p.8)

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  2. cally

    cally New Member

    Whilst I have a typical picture of SS Falaba I have decided instead to show these two excellent sketches of the actual sinking which I have taken from

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  3. liverpool annie

    liverpool annie New Member

    Very nice !! :) ....... thank you !

    Annie :)

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