26 January 1918 Illustration of a German submarine destroying an English steamer, Willy Stower, 1916. Image courtesy US Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. German submarine U-103 torpedoes the Irish cargo steamer SS Cork off Point Lynas in Wales. Seven passengers and five crew are killed in the attack. Newer >> << Older Comments are closed. This entry was posted on January 26th, 2018.