Ships hit during WWI

Glocliffe

NameGlocliffe
TypeSteamer
GRT2,211 tons
Country  British
Built1915
BuilderCraig, Taylor & Co., Ltd., Stockton
OperatorGlobe Shipping Co., Ltd. (Humphries (Cardiff), Ltd.), Cardiff
History

U-boat attacks on Steamer Glocliffe


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
12 Jan 1916DamagedMined 5 miles NNE of the Elbow Buoy. Beached but refloated and repaied.

Newcastle - Havre
coal
0

UC1?

219 Aug 1917UB 40 (Hans Howaldt)Sunk9 miles ENE of Berry Head
50° 29'N, 3° 17'W
Barry - Southampton
coal
2

Position of attack on Glocliffe

ship sunk.


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