Ships hit during WWI


GRT4,969 tons
Country  British
BuilderJ. Priestman & Co., Sunderland
OperatorJames Westoll, Sunderland
Historyor 3720 tons

U-boat attacks on Steamer Nascent

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
125 Aug 1917UC 49 (Karl Petri)SunkToroedoed 27 miles south of Bishop Rock
49° 32'N, 6° 25'W
Tegal - Hull
general cargo

Suggestons that portions of the wreck are off Godrevy are incorrect. Per UC 49’s KTB, Nascent sank within 25 seconds of being torpedoed.

Position of attack on Nascent


1917 (1).

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