Ships hit during WWI

HMS King Alfred

NameHMS King Alfred
TypeArmored cruiser
GRT14,150 tons (one of the largest ships hit)
Country  British
BuilderVickers, Sons & Maxim, Ltd., Barrow
OperatorRoyal Navy

U-boat attacks on Armored cruiser King Alfred

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
111 Apr 1918UB 86 (Hans Trenk)DamagedTorpedoed 30 miles N of Malin Head while escorting a convoy
55° 47'N, 7° 33'W
Halifax - Glasgow


King Alfred was not repaired with the cruiser paying off at Liverpool on May 2, 1918.

Position of attack on King Alfred

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