Ships hit during WWI


TypeSailing vessel
GRT78 tons
Country  British
BuilderC. Hunt, Bridgwater
OperatorJohn G. Renouf, Bridgwater
HistoryWooden schooner

U-boat attacks on Sailing vessel Charles

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
124 Jan 1918U 90 (Walter Remy)SunkSunk by gunnery 16 miles SW of the Casquets
49° 30'N, 2° 45'W
Granville - Swansea
iron ore

Three crew taken prisoner. This vessel is also erroneously listed by Spindler as being sunk on December 18, 1917 by U 87 based upon an incorrect date for the action i British Vessels Lost at Sea 1914-18.

Position of attack on Charles

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