Ships hit during WWI

HMD Cape Colony

NameHMD Cape Colony
TypeNavy Drifter
GRT82 tons
Country  British
BuilderS. Richards & Co. Ltd., Lowestoft
OperatorRoyal Navy
HistoryPeace-time operator: Alex Duthie Sr & Alex Duthie Jr, Inverallochy

U-boat attacks on Navy Drifter Cape Colony

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
18 Jan 1917UC 11 (Benno von Ditfurth)SunkMined off Harwich
52° 02'N, 1° 46'E


Position of attack on Cape Colony

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