Ships hit during WWI

W.C. McKay

NameW.C. McKay
TypeSailing vessel
GRT147 tons
Country  Canadian
Builder?, Shelburne, Nova Scotia
Operator?, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia
HistoryWooden schooner. Built in 1912 but only registered in 1913.

U-boat attacks on Sailing vessel W.C. McKay

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
17 Dec 1917U 156 (Konrad Gansser)SunkStopped and scuttled NE of the Azores
40° 57'N, 18° 16'W
Twillingate, Newfoundland - Gibraltar

Lifeboat not recovered; vessel posted as missing.

Position of attack on W.c. Mc Kay


1917 (1).

Click on any marker to see the info on vessel. Left double-click to zoom-in. Right double-click to zoom-out.

1 map position found. In some cases the exact positions of losses are not known, those are not shown.

If you can help us with any additional information on this vessel then please contact us.

Return to WWI Ships Attacked main page