Ships hit during WWI

Molesey

NameMolesey
TypeSteamer
GRT3,218 tons
Country  British
Built1912
BuilderJ. Blumer & Co., Sunderland
OperatorBritain SS. Co., Ltd. (Watts, Watts & Co., Ltd.), London
History

U-boat attacks on Steamer Molesey


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
11 Dec 1917UB 81 (Reinhold Saltzwedel)SunkFirst torpedoed 12 miles SWxW of the Brighton LV then scuttled by the submarine crew.
50° 27'N, 0° 39'W
Sfax - The Downs (for orders)
phosphate rock
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Molesey had sailed from Gibraltar in convoy HG32 on 21 November 1917

Position of attack on Molesey

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1917 (1).

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