Ships hit during WWI


TypeArmed boarding steamer
GRT2,037 tons
Country  British
BuilderCaledon SB. & Eng. Co., Ltd., Dundee
OperatorRoyal Navy
HistoryPeace-time operator: General Steam Navigation Co., Ltd., London

U-boat attacks on Armed boarding steamer Grive

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
18 Dec 1917UC 40 (Hermann Menzel)SunkTorpedoed off Lerwick

Ship was first hit on the 8th, towed and beached at Lerwick. After repairs she was in tow to Stornoway when she had to be abandonned in a gale and sank about 4 nm ENE of North Ronaldsay LH

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