Ships hit during WWI


TypeFishing vessel (smack)
GRT60 tons
Country  British
BuilderSanders & Co., Galmpton
OperatorRobert W. Linder, Lowestoft
HistoryFishing number: LT 312

U-boat attacks on Fishing vessel (smack) Fleurette

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
113 Feb 1917UC 47 (Paul Hundius)SunkCame ashore 1 mile NE of Godlevy LH


Crew forced to abandon vessel in rough weather but UC 47 was unable to sink Fleurette by either gun or scuttling charge because of the sea state. The sailing smack eventually came ashore unmanned and became a total loss. Fleurette’s crew was not recovered.

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