Ships hit during WWI

Ruthin Castle

NameRuthin Castle
TypeNavy Trawler
GRT275 tons
Country  British
BuilderSmiths Dock Co. Ltd., Middlesbrough
OperatorRoyal Navy
HistoryPeace-time operator: Castle Steam Trawlers Co. Ltd., Swansea

U-boat attacks on Navy Trawler Ruthin Castle

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
120 Apr 1917UC 50 (Rudolf Seuffer)SunkMined off Skinningrove
54° 37'N, 0° 53'W


Official Number: 136141

Position of attack on Ruthin Castle

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