Ships hit during WWI

HMPMS Mercury

NameHMPMS Mercury
TypeAuxiliary Minesweeper
GRT378 tons
Country  British
BuilderNapier, Shanks & Bell, Glasgow
OperatorRoyal Navy
HistoryPeace-time operator: Glasgow & South Western Railway Co., Glasgow. December 1915 to January 1920, Admiralty requisition, commissioned as a paddle minesweeper.

U-boat attacks on Auxiliary Minesweeper Mercury

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
126 Apr 1917UC 11 (Benno von Ditfurth)DamagedMined 3 miles ENE of the Sunk LV
51° 55'N, 1° 44'E


27 Jun 1917UC 6 (Werner Löwe)DamagedMined about 4 miles NE of the Sunk Light Vessel
51° 54'N, 1° 41'E


Mine laid June 6, 1917.

Position of attacks on Mercury

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