Ships hit during WWI

HMT Dirk

NameHMT Dirk
TypeNavy Trawler
GRT181 tons
Country  British
BuilderScott & Sons, Bowling
OperatorRoyal Navy
HistoryThough classifed by the RN as a trawler, Dirk was actually a small cargo and passenger steamer. Peace-time operator: David MacBrayne Ltd., Glasgow

U-boat attacks on Navy Trawler Dirk

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
129 May 1918UC 75 (Walter Schmitz)SunkTorpedoed off Flamborough Head
54° 08'N, 0° 11'E


Position of attack on Dirk

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