Ships hit during WWI

G & E

NameG & E
TypeQ ship
GRT61 tons
Country  British
Built1905
Builder?, Porthleven
OperatorRoyal Navy
HistoryMotor fishing smack. Peace-time operator: Frederick W. Moxey, Lowestoft. Fishing registration: LT 649

U-boat attacks on Q ship G & E


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
115 Aug 1917UC 63 (Karsten von Heydebreck)SunkBy gunnery off the Humber



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Under false name Nelson. Thomas Crisp, G & E’s skipper, was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross for this action.


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