Ships hit during WWI

HMS Candytuft

NameHMS Candytuft
TypeSloop
GRT1,290 tons
Country  British
Built1917
BuilderArmstrong, Whitworth & Co., Ltd., Newcastle
OperatorRoyal Navy
History

U-boat attacks on Sloop Candytuft


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
18 Nov 1917U 63 (Otto Schultze)Damagedoff Cape St. Vincent
35.24N, 08.18W


0

Ligthtly damaged by artillery fire while operating as a Q-ship

218 Nov 1917U 39 (Heinrich Metzger)SunkTorpedoed near Bougie, Algeria. Or 36°57’N O4°49’E
36.59N, 04.41E
Gibraltar-Malta

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Sloop operating as Q-ship. Drifted ashore

Position of attack on Candytuft

Legend

1917 (2).

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