Ships hit during WWI

HMS Prize

NameHMS Prize
TypeQ ship
GRT199 tons
Country  British
Built1901
BuilderE. J. Smit & Zoon, Westerbroek
OperatorRoyal Navy
HistoryA steel-hulled three masted schooner named Else that was taken as a prize when the war began. Renamed First Prize for the Marine Navigation Co. of Canada Ltd., Montreal, before the Royal Navy put her to use as a Q-ship.

U-boat attacks on Q ship Prize


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
130 Apr 1917U 93 ()DamagedDamaged by gunfire 120 miles SW of the south point of Ireland
49° 51'N, 11° 53'W


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U 93 also damaged with one crew member killed and her commander and two other crew members captured after being blown overboard by a shell hit.

214 Aug 1917UB 48 (Wolfgang Steinbauer)SunkTorpedoed off the NW coast of Ireland



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Sunk with all hands.

Position of attack on Prize

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1917 (1).

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