Ships hit during WWI


Photo supplied by Mr. John Bateson. Copyright Turnbull Scott Archives.

GRT3,232 tons
Country  British
BuilderR. Craggs & Sons, Ltd., Middlesbrough
OperatorParkgate SS. Co., Ltd. (Turnbull, Scott & Co.), London

U-boat attacks on Steamer Parkgate

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
11 Jun 1916UC 10 (Alfred Nitzsche)DamagedMined 1.5 miles ESE of the Sunk LV 51°52’N, 1°39’30”E. Beached Mucking Flat but refloated and returned to service.
51° 52'N, 1° 39'E
Alexandria - Hull
cotton see and grain

24 Apr 1917U 35 (Lothar von Arnauld de la Perière)SunkAttacked by gunnery 80 miles NE of Cap de Fer. Vessel captured after an hour and 15 minute exchange, then sunk by gunnery and scuttling charge.
38° 12'N, 8° 10'E
Malta - Gibraltar
in ballast

Master taken prisoner.

Position of attacks on Parkgate

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