Ships hit during WWI


TypeSailing vessel
GRT142 tons
Country  British
BuilderJ. Taylor, Sittingbourne
OperatorSmith Bros. Ltd., Burnham on Crouch
HistoryWooden ketch

U-boat attacks on Sailing vessel Vanguard

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
116 Nov 1916UB 40 (Karl Neumann)SunkStopped and sunk 18 miles NW1/2N of Cape d’Antifer
49° 53'N, 0° 13'E
Honfleur - London
in ballast

or 49.56N, 00.06W per KTB

Position of attack on Vanguard

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