Ships hit during WWI

HMS Foyle

NameHMS Foyle
TypeDestroyer
GRT550 tons
Country  British
Built1903
BuilderLaird, Birkenhead
OperatorRoyal Navy
History

U-boat attacks on Destroyer Foyle


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
115 Mar 1917UC 68 (Hans Degetau)SunkMined. Bow blown off, foundered while under tow for Plymouth. References to hitting a mine in the Straits of Dover are false.
50° 11'N, 3° 58'W


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Wreck located at 50°16’N, 4°10’W.

Position of attack on Foyle

ship sunk.


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