Ships hit during WWI


TypeAuxiliary motor
GRT79 tons
Country  British
Builder B. Nicholson, Gosport
OperatorHarry Dingle, Portsmouth
HistoryA wooden schooner built as a yacht named Beauseant. Renamed to Ranger in 1900. Retrofitted with a motor in 1913.

U-boat attacks on Auxiliary motor Ranger

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
119 Jul 1918UB 64 (Otto von Schrader)SunkStopped and scuttled 20 miles NW of Barra Head

Fleetwood - Thorshavn
salt, cotton, and mats(?)

If you can help us with any additional information on this vessel then please contact us.

Return to WWI Ships Attacked main page