Ships hit during WWI

HMS Shirley

NameHMS Shirley
GRT820 tons
Country  British
BuilderDunlop, Bremner & Co., Ltd., Port Glasgow
OperatorRoyal Navy
HistoryImproved Racecourse-type (Banbury) paddle minesweeper

U-boat attacks on Minesweeper Shirley

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
120 Aug 1918U 71 (Richard Scheurlen)DamagedMined 25 miles SE of Aberdeen
56° 50'N, 1° 25'W


Towed to Aberdeen. Mine laid April 17, 1918.

Position of attack on Shirley

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