Ships hit during WWI

Leicester

NameLeicester
TypeSteamer
GRT1,001 tons
Country  British
Built1891
BuilderEarle’s SB. & Eng. Co., Ltd., Hull
OperatorGreat Central Railway, Grimsby
History

U-boat attacks on Steamer Leicester


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
112 Feb 1916UC 6 (Matthias Graf von Schmettow)SunkMined 2.5 miles SExE Folkestone Pier
51° 04'N, 1° 15'E
Portsmouth - Cromarty
general cargo
17

Position of attack on Leicester

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1916 (1).

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