July 31, 1917 – This Day During World War I – Steamship SS Motano torpedoed by enemy submarine UC-47

July 31, 1917 – Steamship SS Motano, tanker, gross 2,730 tons; torpedoed by enemy submarine UC-47 and sank about 20 miles southeast of Start Point, England; 24 killed.

Steamship SS Motano

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