Ships hit during WWI

USS Alcedo

NameUSS Alcedo
TypeNavy Yacht
GRT983 tons
Country  American
BuilderD. & W. Henderson & Company, Ltd., Glasgow
OperatorU.S. Navy
HistorySP-166, purchased by the U.S. Navy on June 1, 1917 from George W. C. Drexel of Philadelphia.

U-boat attacks on Navy Yacht Alcedo

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
15 Nov 1917UC 71 (Ernst Steindorff)SunkTorpedoed off Penmarch
47° 23'N, 4° 44'W


Position of attack on Alcedo

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