Ships hit during WWI


TypeFishing vessel
GRT51 tons
Country  British
BuilderJ W & A Upham, Brixham
OperatorFrederick W. Moxey, Lowestoft
HistoryFishing registration: LT 204. Moxey only bought the Dianthus in the summer of 1917. Before that she had been registered in Brixham and her previous owners were from there.

U-boat attacks on Fishing vessel Dianthus

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
16 Jun 1918UB 40 (Hans Joachim Emsmann)SunkStopped and scuttlerd 5 miles N1/2E of the Smith Knoll Spar Buoy


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