Ships hit during WWI

Parkgate


Photo supplied by Mr. John Bateson. Copyright Turnbull Scott Archives.

NameParkgate
TypeSteamer
GRT3,232 tons
Country  British
Built1906
BuilderR. Craggs & Sons, Ltd., Middlesbrough
OperatorParkgate SS. Co., Ltd. (Turnbull, Scott & Co.), London
History

U-boat attacks on Steamer Parkgate


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
11 Jun 1916UC 10 (Alfred Nitzsche)DamagedMined 1.5 miles ESE of the Sunk LV 51°52’N, 1°39’30”E. Beached Mucking Flat but refloated and returned to service.
51.52N, 01.39E
Alexandria - Hull
cotton see and grain
0

24 Apr 1917U 35 (Lothar von Arnauld de la Perière)SunkAttacked by gunnery 80 miles NE of Cap de Fer. Vessel captured after an hour and 15 minute exchange, then sunk by gunnery and scuttling charge.
38.12N, 08.10E
Malta - Gibraltar
in ballast
16

Master taken prisoner.

Position of attack on Parkgate

Legend

1916 (1). 1917 (1).

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