Ships hit during WWI

HMS Newmarket

NameHMS Newmarket
TypeAuxiliary minesweeper
GRT833 tons
Country  British
BuilderEarleā€™s SB. & Eng. Co., Ltd., Hull
OperatorRoyal Navy
HistoryPeace-time operator: Great Eastern Railway Company, Harwich

U-boat attacks on Auxiliary minesweeper Newmarket

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
117 Jul 1917UC 38 (Alfred Klatt)SunkTorpedoed and sunk south of Nikaria Island, Aegean Sea
37° 17'N, 26° 15'E


Three survivors taken prisoner.

Position of attack on Newmarket

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