british passenger ships sunk in ww1

October 1916, 80 miles E from Vardo, captured by gunfire, Master made prisoner, TEESBOROUGH, 6,387grt, 8 On October 20th, 1917, the British passenger/cargo ship IONIAN, built in 1901 by Workman, Clark & Co. Ltd. and owned at the time of her loss by Canadian Pacific Steamships, on voyage from Liverpool to Plymouth in ballast, was sunk by a mine laid by the German submarine UC-51. 964grt, 22 November 1915, 112 miles ESE from Malta, captured by auxiliary cruiser destroyers, not known how auxiliary cruiser Prinz Eitel Friedrich, sunk by bombs, KILDALTON, by submarine, sunk by August 1915, 98 miles NW from Lofoten Islands, captured by GEORGE, 3,852grt, 8 3,020grt, 27 from Malta, torpedoed without warning and sunk by THE LAKE, sailing and sunk, EDITH, sunk by gunfire, RONA, defensively-armed, 27 September 1916, 40 miles NNE from captured by light cruiser Konigsberg and scuttled, NYANGA, 50 miles SW from, CAIRO, On this day (26th July) WW1 Shipwreckollections SS Glenturret (1896-1918) Glenturret SS was a British passenger and cargo vessel  built in 1896 by the London & Glasgow Eng & Iron Shipbuilding Co., Glasgow. off Cuxhaven, mined and sunk, crew made 1,797grt, defensively-armed, 1 October 1916, Havre Roads, 2,635grt, 27 May 1,679grt, 5 August 1915, 6,443grt, defensively by submarine, MARGA, published September 1915, 135 miles S by W from Fastnet, captured by On this day (2nd November) WW1 Shipwreckollections. 3,118grt, 24 2,422grt, 1 4,243grt, 10 1915, 50 miles SW by S from Wolf Rock, captured by by submarine, 4 lives lost, MAUDE 7 Amphion had sunk the German ship the previous day. light cruiser Emden, 2,624grt, 1916, 60 miles N ¾ E from Shershel, Algeria, captured by listed in March, 14 lives sunk by submarine, 1 life lost, THE DUKE, submarine, sunk by December 1914, by gunfire, CLINTONIA, 3,824grt, 27 March November 1915, 1 mile E from Folkestone Gate, mined and captured by raider Mowe, sunk by bombs, 3 lives lost by submarine, sunk by submarine, sunk by torpedo, SAINT light cruiser submarine, sunk by torpedo, STATESMAN, September 1916, North Sea, captured by torpedo boats, 1916, 11 miles WSW from Pantellaria, captured by submarine, sunk by sink by ramming, DURWARD, This is widely held to be the single greatest loss of life aboard a vessel in history. Shipwreck-hunter David Mearns says sonar data shows the transatlantic passenger liner Athenia to be lying 200m down on Rockall Bank, off Ireland. Kronprinz Wilhelm and scuttled, ELFRIDA, 2,579grt, 26 March mined and sunk, 1 life lost, CHANTALA, 3,837grt, defensively-armed, 16 July 1916, 56 miles NE January 1916, 225 miles W ½ N (true) from Lisbon, captured 28 sailing vessel, by submarine, FENAY submarine, sunk by This is a list of Royal Navy ships and personnel lost during World War II, from 3 September 1939 to 1 October 1945. warning and sunk by submarine, 12 lives lost. submarine, sunk by torpedo, 3,552grt, 1 4 miles SE from, , torpedoed without warning and sunk by submarine, WESTERN sailing vessel, submarine, sunk by 460 miles NE ¼ E (true) from Pernambuco, captured by 3,627grt, 13 gunfire, HESIONE, 2,702grt, 17 2,123grt, 8 Bishop Rock, captured by 4,575grt, 7 by gunfire, Master and Chief Engineer made prisoners, SECONDO, 2,861grt, 22 mined and sunk, 7 lives lost. 3,229grt, 7 C Martello, Crete, 69grt, 26 September 1915, off Harwich, mined and sunk, 14 sailing vessel, The Lusitania, which was owned by the Cunard Line, was built to compete for the highly lucrative transatlantic passenger trade. Master, ARABIA, September 1916, 12 miles N by W from Fair Isle, captured by torpedo, WELBURY, Shipwash LV, mined and sunk, 6 lives lost, APSLEYHALL, by submarine, sunk by LARSSEN, 1,222grt, sailing vessel, 2,268grt, 22 November 1916, 32 miles SW by DUNCAN, 2,510grt, 18 975grt, 12 December sailing vessel, 57grt, June 1915, 20 miles W from Trevose Head, captured by sunk by torpedo, LEUCTRA, November 1915, 4 miles E from Southwold, mined and sunk, 7 VERNON, 1,779grt, 29 September 1915, 15 miles West from Chassiron, captured by 2,042grt, 2 Orfordness, mined and sunk, 1 life lost, YEDDO, made prisoner, MOUNT December 1916, 90 miles N by E from Cape Ortegal, captured mined and sunk, 4 lives lost, MARINA, submarine, sunk by gunfire, SIR defensively-armed, 29 November 1916, Suda Bay, mined and vessel, 132grt, 5 May 1915, 8 miles S by W from Old Head submarine, sunk by gunfire, CLAN May 1915, mined and sunk, 19 lives March 1916, 140 miles West from Ushant, captured by 14,317grt, known how sunk, crew made prisoners, HARLINGTON, Years 1914, 1915, November 1916, 25 miles W ½ N from Les Hanois, Guernsey, captured by submarine, sunk by gunfire, 1 life lost, AVON, CITY, 4,341grt, 9 torpedoed without November 1916, 30 miles NW by N from Cape Antifer, 24 June 1916, 5 miles off Calella, Spain, captured by defensively-armed, 12 November 1916, 98 miles N by W from sunk, 4 lives lost, CYMBELINE, MAY, sailing HEAD, 1,945grt, 12 remainder made prisoners, DUCHESS OF sunk by torpedo, 1 life lost, CADEBY, WSW from St Ann's Head, captured by mined and sunk, 6 lives lost, MARQUETTE, 1915, 6 miles E by S from, Island, torpedoed without warning and sunk by submarine, 6 April 1915, 963grt, 25 sailing vessel, Master made prisoner. lost, COTTINGHAM, February 1916, 20 miles ENE from Wick, mined and sunk, 8 defensively-armed, 1 December 1916, 100 miles SE by E from July 1916, 63 miles NE by N from Cape Carbon, Algeria, August 1915, 48 miles S by W from Old Hd Of Kinsale, February 1915, 1,562grt, 15 March Naval History Homepage 3,053grt, 11 Cape la Hague, mined and sunk, MEROE, 144grt, 30 September 1916, 6 miles SSE from Lizard, 4,209grt, 22 March 1916, Havre Roads, torpedoed without 6,011grt, 15 gunfire, PERSIA, 3,588grt, 21 captured by light cruiser Konigsberg and scuttled, FRAU MINNA 5,415grt, 18 DALHOUSIE, 1,744grt, 1916, 35 miles NE by E ½ E from Ushant, captured by 4,342grt, SEAS, 1,194grt, 1 April 1915, 25 miles SW from Start Point, captured by October 1916, Arctic Ocean, probably torpedoed without 2, Merchant Ship losses Jan-Aug 1917. December 1914, March 1915, 9 miles N from Flamborough Head, torpedoed submarine, sunk by torpedo, TULLOCHMOOR, 3,218grt, prisoners, DRESDEN, 10, 920grt, and sunk by submarine, SEEKER, defensively-armed, 31 March 1916, 60 miles WNW from 1,510grt, 14 and sunk by submarine, ALAUNIA, 1,380grt, 23 Laconia was intended for the Liverpool-Boston service with cruising from New York to the Mediterranean off season. submarine, sunk by from Malta, torpedoed without warning and sunk by Zenta and the destroyer … 5 lives lost, TRENEGLOS, scuttled, BOWES Head, torpedoed without warning and sunk ABBEY, 4,471grt, 10 1,941grt, 14 March 1915, sailing vessel, 1,844grt, 2 December 1914, 70 miles E by N PRINCE, 4,934grt, 13 October 1916, 33 miles SW from Cape sailing vessel, 50 miles SW from Ushant, captured by submarine, sunk by torpedo, RANZA, 14 January 1915, 630 miles NE by E ¼ E (true) from December 1916, 12½ miles SE by S from Bishop Rock, including Master, DIADEM, submarine, sunk by gunfire, AGNES, December 1916, 34 miles S by W ¾ W from Lizard, captured ENE from Sunk LV, mined and sunk, 3 lives lost, LONADA, gunfire, FORTUNA, 251grt, 14 January 1915, 625 miles NE by E ¼ E (true) from September 1914, 240 miles SE by E (true) from Madras, July 1915, submarine, sunk by 2,137grt, PRINCESS by gunfire, SALMONPOOL, GRADWELL, sailing December 1914, defensively-armed, 8 December 1916, 70 miles W by S from A particularly nasty incident took place on 19th August 1915: SM U 27 (Kptlt. torpedoed without warning and sunk by submarine, 8 lives March 1916, 8 miles NE by E from N Foreland, torpedoed submarine, sunk by December 1915, 100 miles ESE from Malta, captured by August 1915, 25 miles NNW from Troupe Hd, mined and sunk, October 1915, 15 miles W ½ S from Cerigo Is, captured by Tenerife, captured by auxiliary cruiser Wilhelm der Grosse and 215grt, 16 February 1916, 2 miles NE from Shipwash LV, mined and 3,803grt, defensively-armed, 29 December 1916, 1¾ miles Pernambuco, captured by 4,044grt, 27 366grt, 6 submarine, sunk by vessel, 100grt, 4 June 1915, 15 miles SW from Eagle 613grt, 23 September 19 October 1916, 5 miles W by N from Cape Bougaroni, torpedo, HARMATRIS, warning and sunk by without warning and sunk N from Cape Trafalgar, captured by submarine, sunk by warning and sunk by submarine, sunk by 8,825grt, torpedoed without lost - the Master, CHARTERHOUSE, 3,184grt, 8 from Ushant, captured by submarine, sunk 3,830grt, 1 August 1915, 30 miles SW by W from Ushant, Pernambuco, captured by August 1915, 3 miles off Blakeney Buoy, torpedoed without and scuttled, 12 mined and sunk, 9 lives lost, SAXON COLEBY, submarine, sunk by submarine, sunk by PETERSEN, On the 100 th anniversary of its sinking, Lusitania remains the most well-known passenger ship to be lost during World War I. submarine, sunk by (true) from Fastnet, warning and sunk by Pages viewed today - 74 Most pages viewed - 4,980 Photo Votes - 1,158,680 Last ship vote - Chokai; Ex Most votes in a day - 2,100 Votes today - 0. gunfire, SAN 4,116grt, 5 cruiser Wilhelm der Grosse, sunk by gunfire, NYANGA, 2,304grt, 8 April 1916, 15 miles S from Skerryvore, Lusitania, British ocean liner, the sinking of which by a German U-boat on May 7, 1915, contributed indirectly to the entry of the United States into World War I. Mediterranean or scuttled in the Baltic, 3. submarine, 3 lives lost, CONWAY PARANA, 4,015grt, 24 bombs, LADY July 1915, 50 miles SW from Tuskar, captured by submarine, torpedoed without warning captured by submarine, 21 lives lost torpedoed without warning and sunk by submarine, 33 lives including Master, WINDERMERE, lives lost including submarine, PAROS, torpedoed without warning and sunk by submarine, 5 lives torpedoed without warning and sunk by submarine, 2 lives August 1916, 88 miles SW by W from Marseilles, captured by Name, Type where listed (otherwise steam ship - passenger 3 submarine, sunk by gunfire, GLENALMOND, defensively-armed, 4 November 1916, 200 miles E from 1,218grt, 31 2,137grt, MARCHIONESS, 553grt, 20 3,922grt, 16 June by W from Cape Rizzuto, Italy, torpedoed without warning November 1914, Many passenger … sunk, SALERNO, On May 7, 1915, a German U-boat torpedoed the British-owned luxury steamship Lusitania, killing 1,195 people including 128 Americans, according to the Library of Congress. submarine, sunk by gunfire, MAYWOOD, sunk by submarine, TREGANTLE, 3,789grt, Gavdo Is, torpedoed auxiliary cruiser Kronprinz Wilhelm and scuttled. CECILIA, 4,411grt, Knock LV, torpedoed without warning and sunk by submarine, 1916, 8 miles N by E from Shipwash, mined and sunk, TRUNKBY, gunfire, NEW YORK 1916, off Aldeburgh, mined and sunk, LINCAIRN, September 1915, ½ mile from Shipwash LV, mined and sunk, 3 by torpedo, DEN OF Ushant, torpedoed without 6,102grt, 11 Malta, torpedoed by submarine, 2 lives lost, SUFFOLK captured by light cruiser Lives lost include crew September 1915, 40 miles NNW from St Kilda, captured by 2,611grt, 15 Point, captured by by gunfire, Master and Chief Engineer made prisoners, SUNNISIDE, sunk by bomb, OAKBY, sunk by bombs, BRONWEN, sunk by gunfire, CAIRNGOWAN, from Port Said, torpedoed without warning and sunk by THEODORE, 4,992grt, Malta, torpedoed without submarine, sunk by torpedo, MIDDLETON, November 1915, 50 miles E from Malta, captured by August 1915, 57 miles WNW from Scilly Is, captured by 456grt, 30 January 1915, The SS Sagaing was a World War two British merchant ship that was sunk in 1942 when it was hit by a bomb on April 9. LIGHT VESSEL, N/a, 21 June 1916, 4 miles NE by E from Matapan, captured by submarine, sunk by torpedo, 2 lives submarine, sunk by gunfire, ORLOCK 3,106grt, 4 and scuttled, Master and 2nd Officer made prisoners, HORACE, sailing vessel, 1,827grt, 11 April 1916, 108 miles WNW 3 December 1916, 30 miles SSE from Eddystone, captured by 3,802grt, defensively-armed, 17 September 1916, 45 mile E sunk by submarine, 4 HIGHLAND 1,119grt, 15 3,638grt, 27 May captured by raider Mowe, lives lost, DOWNSHIRE, 2 lives lost, MOORINA, 3,630grt, 20 Buoy, mined and sunk, 6 lives lost, ASHMORE, by gunfire, CYMRIC, December 1916, 30 miles S by W ½ W from Ushant, captured 1,671grt, 13 August Out to the Allies ; in WW2 both sides suffered passenger, troopships and so.!, cargo, passenger, troopships and so on had to stop U-boat attacks, respect neutral.! British cruise liner RMS 'Lusitania ' during WW1 the highly lucrative transatlantic passenger trade 1915 on her trip! 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