Ships hit during WWI

Coral Leaf

NameCoral Leaf
TypeSailing vessel
GRT428 tons
Country  British
BuilderJ. Spicer, Spencer’s Island, Nova Scotia
OperatorJ. Spicer (J. F. Whitney & Co.), Bridgetown, Barbados
HistoryWooden three-masted schooner.

U-boat attacks on Sailing vessel Coral Leaf

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
17 Jul 1917U 88 (Walther Schwieger)DamagedStopped and then shelled 18 miles NWxN from Tearaght Island
52° 15'N, 11° 04'W
Parrsboro - Barry

Towed in to Bantry per Lloyd’s War Losses: The First World War. Sunk per BVLAS and Spindler.

Position of attack on Coral Leaf

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