Ships hit during WWI

USS Jacob Jones

NameUSS Jacob Jones
GRT1,050 tons
Country  American
BuilderNew York Shipbuilding Corp., Camden, N.J.
OperatorU.S. Navy

U-boat attacks on Destroyer Jacob Jones

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
16 Dec 1917U 53 (Hans Rose)SunkTorpedoed and sunk SW of Bishop Rock. or 49.35N 06.50W
49° 23'N, 6° 13'W


2 badly injured survivors taken on board U 53.

Position of attack on Jacob Jones (uss)

ship sunk.

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