Ships hit during WWI

HMS Comet

NameHMS Comet
GRT747 tons
Country  British
BuilderFairfield SB. & Eng. Co., Ltd., Glasgow
OperatorRoyal Navy

U-boat attacks on Destroyer Comet

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
16 Aug 1918SunkSunk after a large explosion while under tow after collision damage.
36° 29'N, 15° 45'E


Though thought to have been torpedoed, no submarine claimed the sinking.

Position of attack on Comet

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