HMT Robert Smith
|Name||HMT Robert Smith|
|Builder||Alexander Hall & Co. Ltd., Aberdeen|
|History||Peace-time operator: Aberdeen Pioneer Steam Fishing Co. Ltd. (taken into naval service at completition)|
U-boat attacks on Navy Trawler Robert Smith
|1||21 Jul 1917||U 44 (Paul Wagenführ)||Sunk||Sunk by gunfire. No survivors recovered. Exact time and position unknown. Location given is where vessel was last seen by HMT Offa II on July 21, 1917.||59.14N, 09.40W||25|
|At a meeting with U 84, U 44 claimed to have sunk a number of vessels including a patrol vessel by gunnery. This ship could only have been the Robert Smith |
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