Ships hit during WWI

HMD Hilary Ii

NameHMD Hilary Ii
TypeNavy Drifter
GRT78 tons
Country  British
BuilderSmith’s Dock Co. Ltd., North Shields
OperatorRoyal Navy
HistoryPeace-time oeprator: Smith’s Dock Trust Co. Ltd., North Shields, fished out of Great Yarmouth. Built as Twenty-Four.

U-boat attacks on Navy Drifter Hilary Ii

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
125 Mar 1916UC 7 (Georg Haag)SunkMined near the Spit Buoy 51°28’30”N, 1° 24’E
51° 28'N, 1° 24'E


Position of attack on Hilary Ii

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