Ships hit during WWI

Sarah Colebrooke

NameSarah Colebrooke
GRT158 tons
Country  British
BuilderG. & T. Smith, Rye, Sussex
OperatorRoyal Navy
HistoryWooden ketch fitted with an auxiliary motor. Peace-time operator: William E. Colebrooke, Rye

U-boat attacks on Q-ship Sarah Colebrooke

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
13 Jun 1917UB 18 (Claus Lafrenz)Damaged
50° 07'N, 3° 34'W


Q-ship operating under the fake name of Balham (per the British Naval Staff Monograph) or Bolham (per the German official history Der Handelskrieg mit U-Booten ).

Position of attack on Sarah Colebrooke

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