Ships hit during WWI

HMS Cowslip

NameHMS Cowslip
TypeSloop
GRT1,290 tons
Country  British
Built1917
BuilderBarclay, Curle & Co., Ltd., Glasgow
OperatorRoyal Navy
History

U-boat attacks on Sloop Cowslip


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
125 Apr 1918UB 105 (Wilhelm Marschall)Sunkoff Cape Spartel



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Cowslip had escorted convoy HG70 out of Gibraltar and had met OM62 on the 23rd and was escorting it into Gibraltar when hit. The survivors were rescued by Seneca (GC17), the ocean escort for OM62.


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