Ships hit during WWI

HMT Sapper

NameHMT Sapper
TypeNavy trawler
GRT276 tons
Country  British
Built1915
BuilderSmith’s Dock Co., Ltd., Middlesbrough
OperatorRoyal Navy
History

U-boat attacks on Navy trawler Sapper


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
129 Dec 1917UC 71 (Ernst Steindorff)SunkMined near the Owers LV
50.37N, 0.41W


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Hit a mine laid on December 24, 1917 during the night with the explosion witnessed by two ships. No survivors.

Position of attack on Sapper

Legend

1917 (1).

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