Ships hit during WWI

HMS Heather

NameHMS Heather
GRT1,250 tons
Country  British
BuilderGreenock & Grangemouth Dkyd. Co., Ltd., Grangemouth
OperatorRoyal Navy

U-boat attacks on Sloop Heather

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
121 Apr 1917U 52 (Hans Walther)Damaged300 miles west of Ushant
48° 30'N, 11° 30'W


Sloop operating as a Q-ship, shell splinter killed commanding officer.

Position of attack on Heather

If you can help us with any additional information on this vessel then please contact us.

Return to WWI Ships Attacked main page