Ships hit during WWI


TypeAuxiliary motor
GRT60 tons
Country  British
BuilderThomas Boyd, Castletown, Isle of Man
OperatorJoseph Qualtrough, Castletown, Isle of Man
HistoryRebuilt 1910. A ketch, fitted with an auxiliary motor in 1914.

U-boat attacks on Auxiliary motor Bessy

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
12 Mar 1918U 91 (Alfred von Glasenapp)SunkStopped and sunk by gunnery 12 miles NNW of Peel

Douglas, Isle of Man - Glasgow
scrap iron

U 105 was also involved in this action.

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Hostile Sea

Corkill, Andrian

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