Ships hit during WWI

HMS Falmouth

NameHMS Falmouth
TypeLight cruiser
GRT5,250 tons
Country  British
BuilderW. Beardmore & Co., Ltd., Glasgow
OperatorRoyal Navy

U-boat attacks on Light cruiser Falmouth

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
119 Aug 1916U 66 (Thorwald von Bothmer)DamagedTorpedoed in the North Sea

220 Aug 1916U 63 (Otto Schultze)SunkTorpedoed off Flamborough Head


First damaged by U 66 then again torpedoed and sunk on August 20 by U 63 while under tow.

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