Ships hit during WWI


TypeNavy Trawler
GRT175 tons
Country  French
BuilderHall, Russel & Co, Aberdeen
OperatorFrench Navy

U-boat attacks on Navy Trawler Keryado

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
12 May 1917UC 72 (Ernst Voigt)SunkTorpedoed 12 miles NW of Ile d’Yeu
46° 46'N, 2° 41'W
escort of 4 sailing vessels


Torpedoed at 00:30 am while on escort duty of trawlers Cancalais, Victoire, Yvonne and Russie. The 4 escorted trawlers were later sunk either by gunfire or scuttling charges. See the wreck file at

Position of attack on Keryado

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