Ships hit during WWI

Lady Patricia

NameLady Patricia
GRT1,372 tons
Country  British
BuilderArdrossan DD. & SB. Co., Ltd., Ardrossan
OperatorRoyal Navy
HistoryPeace-time operator: British & Irish Steam Packet Company, Ltd., London. Also known as Paxton or Q25 while operating as a Q-ship.

U-boat attacks on Q-ship Lady Patricia

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
130 Mar 1917U 57 (Carl-Siegfried Ritter von Georg)DamagedSt. George Channel, damaged by gunnery only


220 May 1917U 46 (Leo Hillebrand)Sunkabout 90 miles west of the Skelligs
51° 42'N, 13° 13'W


Lt. Commander George Hewett, who was Lady Patricia’s commanding officer, and Sub-Lieutenant J W Johnson were taken prisoner.

Position of attack on Lady Patricia

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