Ships hit during WWI


TypeFishing vessel
GRT32 tons
Country  British
BuilderGeorge Brown & Co., Greenock
OperatorJ. Adams, Hull
HistorySteel steam yacht with a ketch rig. Sold to J. Adams on June 8, 1917, apparently still Grimsby registered as GY 622 when sunk.

U-boat attacks on Fishing vessel Glenelg

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
128 Jun 1917UC 63 (Karsten von Heydebreck)SunkStoped and scuttled 10 miles NE from Spurn Point.
53° 56'N, 1° 04'E

Location also given as 18 miles off Spurn Point.

Position of attack on Glenelg

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