Ships hit during WWI

Thames

NameThames
TypeSteamer
GRT403 tons
Country  British
Built1910
BuilderGoole SB. & Repg. Co., Ltd., Goole
OperatorDale Coasters, Ltd. (Lythgoe, Amundsen & Co.), Hull (Newcastle)
History

U-boat attacks on Steamer Thames


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
114 Aug 1917UC 63 (Karsten von Heydebreck)Sunk
53° 42'N, 0° 24'E
Middlesbrough-Fécamp
pig iron
10

Listed as missing since sailing from Middlesbrough, 14 Aug 1917, for Fécamp. Sunk by gunnery with all hands just before midnight. Attribution by Michael Lowrey in 2008.

Position of attack on Thames

Legend

1917 (1).

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