Ships hit during WWI

Ida Duncan

NameIda Duncan
GRT139 tons
Country  British
BuilderJ. P. Rennoldson & Sons, South Shields
OperatorCharles Duncan & Sons Ltd. (Charles William Duncan); Middlesbrough
HistoryBuilt as a fishing trawler named Sturgeon. Converted into a tug in 1913 and renamed Ida Duncan.

U-boat attacks on Tug Ida Duncan

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
131 Jan 1917UC 32 (Herbert Breyer)SunkMined 1.5 miles east from the South Gare Breakwater (near Middlesborough) 53°39’N, 01°07’15”W
54° 39'N, 1° 07'W
Middlesborough - Tees Bay
in ballast

Position of attack on Ida Duncan


1917 (1).

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