Ships hit during WWI

HMS Candytuft

NameHMS Candytuft
GRT1,290 tons
Country  British
BuilderArmstrong, Whitworth & Co., Ltd., Newcastle
OperatorRoyal Navy

U-boat attacks on Sloop Candytuft

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
18 Nov 1917U 63 (Otto Schultze)Damagedoff Cape St. Vincent
35° 24'N, 8° 18'W


Ligthtly damaged by artillery fire while operating as a Q-ship

218 Nov 1917U 39 (Heinrich Metzger)SunkTorpedoed near Bougie, Algeria. Or 36°57’N O4°49’E
36° 59'N, 4° 41'E


Sloop operating as Q-ship. Drifted ashore

Position of attacks on Candytuft


1917 (2).

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