Ships hit during WWI

Jesus Marie

NameJesus Marie
TypeNavy drifter
GRT71 tons
Country  French
BuilderGerme & Co., Boulogne-sur-Mer
OperatorFrench navy
HistoryPeace-time operator: Lobez, Wacogne & Libert, Boulogne-sur-Mer

U-boat attacks on Navy drifter Jesus Marie

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
19 Nov 1915UB 17 (Ralph Wenninger)SunkTorpedoed off Dunkerque


In dark night, the little vessel was confused with a destroyer and torpedoed by the submarine. None of the crew survived.

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