Ships hit during WWI

Madeleine Iii

NameMadeleine Iii
GRT149 tons
Country  French
BuilderMassé & Chantelot, Fécamp
OperatorFrench Navy
HistorySailing vessel fitted with an auxiliary motor. Peace-time operator: J. Martin, Fécamp as Madeleine.

U-boat attacks on Q-ship Madeleine Iii

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
18 May 1917U 47 (Heinrich Metzger)DamagedDamaged by shellfire 20 miles NE of Cap Bougaroni
37° 19'N, 6° 45'E


217 Aug 1917UC 67 (Karl Neumann)DamagedHit by a single shell during a Q-ship engagement 40 miles W of Capo Granitola
37° 28'N, 11° 22'E


36 Apr 1918UB 50 (Franz Becker)SunkTorpedoed between Bizerte and Bona (Algeria)
37° 27'N, 9° 53'E


The three survivors were taken prisoner aboard UB 50.

Position of attacks on Madeleine III

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