Ships hit during WWI

Merse

NameMerse
TypeNavy Trawler
GRT296 tons
Country  British
Built1914
BuilderJ. Duthie Torry Shipbuilding Co., Aberdeen
OperatorRoyal Navy
HistoryPeace-time operator: Mersey Steam Trawlers Ltd. (Taylor & Tomlinson), Fleetwood

U-boat attacks on Navy Trawler Merse


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
122 May 1917UC 65 (Otto Steinbrinck)SunkMined 6m 155┬░ of Garroch Head, Isle of Bute. Sank with all hands; no survivors.



17

Lost while escorting the battleship Ramillies from Dalmuir to Liverpool.


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