Ships hit during WWI

HMS Albacore

NameHMS Albacore
GRT440 tons
Country  British
BuilderPalmers’ SB. & Iron Co., Ltd., Newcastle
OperatorRoyal Navy

U-boat attacks on Destroyer Albacore

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
19 Mar 1917UC 55 (Karl Neureuther)DamagedMined off Kirkwall


Reattributed from UC 44 in December 2019 by Kevin Heath and Michael Lowrey. The mine Albacore hit had been laid only a few hours earlier.

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