Ships hit during WWI

W.C. McKay

NameW.C. McKay
TypeSailing vessel
GRT147 tons
Country  Canadian
Built1912
Builder?, Shelburne, Nova Scotia
Operator?, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia
HistoryWooden schooner. Built in 1912 but only registered in 1913.

U-boat attacks on Sailing vessel W.C. McKay


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
17 Dec 1917U 156 (Konrad Gansser)SunkStopped and scuttled NE of the Azores
40° 57'N, 18° 16'W
Twillingate, Newfoundland - Gibraltar
codfish
6

Lifeboat not recovered; vessel posted as missing.

Position of attack on W.c. Mc Kay

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1917 (1).

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