Ships hit during WWI

Queenborough

NameQueenborough
TypeTrawler
GRT165 tons
Country  British
Built1898
BuilderMackie & Thomson, Govan
OperatorConsolidated Steam Fishing & Ice Co. Ltd., Grimsby
History

U-boat attacks on Trawler Queenborough


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
123 Mar 1917U 86 (Friedrich Crüsemann)SunkSunk by gunnery 106 miles east of Peterhead.
57° 28'N, 1° 32'E


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Crew seen to abandon vessel and sail away in the trawler’s lifeboat, but the lifeboat and crew were not recovered. Vessel posted as missing.

Position of attack on Queenborough

ship sunk.


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