Ships hit during WWI

HMT Marion

NameHMT Marion
TypeNavy trawler
GRT255 tons
Country  British
BuilderSmith’s Dock Co. Ltd., North Shields
OperatorRoyal Navy
HistoryPeace-time owner: The Croston Steam Trawling Co. Ltd., (Ernest Taylor), Fleetwood from July 1917. Registration: LO235, retained when fishing prewar out of London. Vessel tonnage incorrectly listed in numerous sources as 128 or 119 grt; this was the tonnage of a different trawler named Marion which was built in 1891 by J. T. Eltringham & Co, South Shields and owned by the he Dundee Steam Trawling Co. Ltd. (William High), Dundee from 1895 to 1923.

U-boat attacks on Navy trawler Marion

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
123 Feb 1918UC 25 (Ernst von Wangenheim)SunkMined off Malta
35° 45'N, 14° 23'E


Mine laid January 30, 1918.

Position of attack on Marion

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