Ships hit during WWI

Clacton

NameClacton
TypeAuxiliary minesweeper
GRT820 tons
Country  British
Built1904
BuilderEarle’s SB. & Eng. Co., Ltd., Hull
OperatorRoyal Navy
HistoryPeace-time operator: Great Eastern Railway Company, Harwich

U-boat attacks on Auxiliary minesweeper Clacton


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
13 Aug 1916U 73 (Gustav Sieß)SunkTorpedoed in Kavalla Bay, Aegean Sea
40° 46'N, 23° 53'E


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Position of attack on Clacton

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1916 (1).

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