Ships hit during WWI

Stock Force

NameStock Force
TypeQ ship
GRT732 tons
Country  British
Built1917
BuilderDundee SB. Co., Ltd., Dundee
OperatorRoyal Navy
History

U-boat attacks on Q ship Stock Force


DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
130 Jul 1918UB 80 (Max Viebeg)Sunk25 miles W of Start Point but sank off Bolt Tail, Bigbury Bay
49° 49'N, 3° 53'W




Lt. Harold Auten won the Victoria Cross for this action, in which UB 80 was badly damaged but managed to return home.

Position of attack on Stock Force


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