Ships hit during WWI


TypeNavy Whaler
GRT237 tons
Country  British
BuilderSmith’s Dock Co., Ltd., Middlesbrough
OperatorRoyal Navy
HistoryA whaler built for the Royal Navy and used as a patrol vessel.

U-boat attacks on Navy Whaler Blackwhale

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
13 Jan 1918UC 49 (Hans Kükenthal)SunkMined off Fife Ness
56° 19'N, 0° 45'W


Position of attack on Blackwhale

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