Ships hit during WWI

HMS Heather

NameHMS Heather
TypeSloop
GRT1,250 tons
Country  British
Built1916
BuilderGreenock & Grangemouth Dkyd. Co., Ltd., Grangemouth
OperatorRoyal Navy
History

U-boat attacks on Sloop Heather


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
121 Apr 1917U 52 (Hans Walther)Damaged300 miles west of Ushant
48° 30'N, 11° 30'W


1

Sloop operating as a Q-ship, shell splinter killed commanding officer.

Position of attack on Heather

ship damaged.


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