Ships hit during WWI


GRT197 tons
Country  British
BuilderEarleā€™s SB. & Eng. Co., Ltd., Hull
OperatorNorth Sea Steam Trawling Co., Grimsby
HistoryBuilt as Ullapool for the Grimsby Union Steam Fishing Co., Grimsby. Sold in March 1913 to the Atlas Steam fishing Co. and renamed Vocates. Again sold in December 1913, this time to the North Sea Steam Trawling Co., at which point she became Aphelion.

U-boat attacks on Trawler Aphelion

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
124 Sep 1916U 57 (Carl-Siegfried Ritter von Georg)SunkStopped and sunk 20 miles E of Flamborough Head


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