Ships hit during WWI


TypeFishing vessel
GRT25 tons
Country  British
BuilderUnspecified builder in Whitby
OperatorEast Anglian Steam Fishing Co. Ltd, Grimsby
HistoryMotor fishing vessel. PRN: GY 541

U-boat attacks on Fishing vessel Alice

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
115 Aug 1917UC 63 (Karsten von Heydebreck)SunkStopped and scuttled off the Humber
53° 38'N, 0° 55'E


Given in German records as GY 541. Recent research has establised this as the fishing number of the motor fishing vessel ALICE, listed as missing after August 14, 1917. Crew not recovered.

Position of attack on Alice

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