Ships hit during WWI

HMD Laurel Crown

NameHMD Laurel Crown
TypeNavy Drifter
GRT81 tons
Country  British
BuilderScott & Yule, Fraserburgh
OperatorRoyal Navy
HistoryPeace-time operator: George Walker, F. West, F. West Jnr & C. J. West, Fraserburgh.

U-boat attacks on Navy Drifter Laurel Crown

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
122 Jun 1916U 75 (Curt Beitzen)SunkMined W of Orkney (barrage 2)
59° 08'N, 3° 22'W


The date of June 2, 1916 commonly listed for the sinking of the Laural Crown is incorrect.

Position of attack on Laurel Crown

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