Ships hit during WWI

Tom Roper

Painting by J. Bower.

NameTom Roper
TypeSailing vessel
GRT120 tons
Country  British
Builder?, Barrow
OperatorJ. C. Hornby, Lancaster
HistoryWooden schooner.

U-boat attacks on Sailing vessel Tom Roper

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
121 Oct 1917UC 79 (Werner Löwe)SunkStopped and scuttled 20 miles SSE of Start Point

Guernsey - Cardiff
in ballast

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