Ships hit during WWI


TypeFishing vessel (smack)
GRT37 tons
Country  British
BuilderRobert Jackman, Brixham
OperatorAlfred H. Lanfear, Ramsgate
HistoryLikely 37 grt, 24 nrt. Fishing registration: R 16

U-boat attacks on Fishing vessel (smack) Proverb

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
112 Mar 1917UC 47 (Paul Hundius)SunkStopped and scuttled 25 miles NW of Trevose Head
50° 47'N, 5° 35'W


Position of attack on Proverb

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