Ships hit during WWI

HMS Jason

NameHMS Jason
GRT810 tons
Country  British
BuilderNaval Construction & Armament Co., Ltd., Barrow
OperatorRoyal Navy
HistoryBuilt as a torpedo gunboat; converted into a minesweeper in 1909.

U-boat attacks on Minesweeper Jason

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
13 Apr 1917U 78 (Otto Dröscher)SunkMined off Coll Island, west coast of Scotland 56°35’45”N, 06°28’15”W.
56° 36'N, 6° 28'W


Date incorrectly listed as April 7 in several published sources.

Position of attack on Jason

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