Ships hit by U-boats


Resercho

British Steam trawler


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NameResercho
Type:Steam trawler
Tonnage258 tons
Completed1917 - Cook, Welton & Gemmell Ltd, Beverley 
OwnerG.F. Sleight, Grimsby 
HomeportGrimsby 
Date of attack28 Dec 1939Nationality:      British
 
FateSunk by U-15 (Heinz Buchholz)
PositionGrid AN 5856
Complement? men (0 dead and ? survivors).
Convoy
RouteGrimsby - Fishing grounds 
Cargo 
History Completed in October 1917 for G.F. Sleight, Grimsby (GY 1103). 
Notes on event

On 28 Dec, 1939, the Resercho (Master A. Darewood) struck a mine laid on 5 September by U-15 and sank about 6 miles southeast by east from Flamborough Head.

 


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