Ships hit during WWI

HMS Begonia

NameHMS Begonia
GRT1,250 tons
Country  British
BuilderBarclay, Curle & Co., Ltd., Glasgow
OperatorRoyal Navy

U-boat attacks on Sloop Begonia

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
129 Mar 1916U 44 (Paul Wagenführ)Damagedoff St George Chanel - damaged by torpedo and towed to Queenstown


23 Sep 1917SunkMissing after sailing on September 3, 1917. Patrol area was between 5°W and 15°W, probably but not necessarily sunk by a U-boat that failed to return from patrol (U 106, UB 32, UC 21).


Flower Class sloop. Sometimes listed as sunk in collison with U 151 on October 12, 1917 — the destroyer HMS PARTHIAN was the ship involved in that incident.

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