Ships hit during WWI

John W. Pearn

NameJohn W. Pearn
TypeSailing vessel
GRT76 tons
Country  British
BuilderLee, Kingston by Sea
OperatorL. Anderson (L. Llewlyn), Plymouth
HistoryWooden schooner. Listed in older Lloyd’s Registers as John William Pearn.

U-boat attacks on Sailing vessel John W. Pearn

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
11 May 1917UC 66 (Herbert Pustkuchen)SunkStopped and scuttled 40 miles SSE of Start Point
49° 42'N, 2° 58'W
Granville - Plymouth
in ballast

Location also described as NW of Guernsey.

Position of attack on John W. Pearn

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