Hirano Maru

DescriptionOn 4 October 1918, the Japanese liner Hirano Maru had left Liverpool for Yokohama with 340 crew and passengers and general cargo on board. She was torpedoed in the Irish Sea during a strong hale by SM UB-91, killing 292 people.
Year1918
Nationaliy of ShipJapan
Lives Lost292
Ship UseCivilian
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War One