Ships hit during WWI


GRT3,120 tons
Country  British
BuilderRopner & Son, Stockton
OperatorGascony SS. Co., Ltd. (L. Walford (London), Ltd.), Middlesbrough
HistoryBuilt for Constantine & Pickering Steamship Co., Ltd., Middlesbrough; sold to Gascony SS. Co. in 1916.

U-boat attacks on Steamer Hazelwood

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
119 Oct 1917UC 75 (Johannes Lohs)SunkTorpedoed east of Portland Bill.

Tyne - ?

Or late on October 18, 1917 British time. Vessel sank quickly and without survivors. Sinking misattributed by Spindler, which lists Britannia as being sunk in this attack. A review of UC 75’s KTB suggests that Hazelwood was much more likely the ship sunk in this attack.

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