Ships hit during WWI

Marie Frederique

NameMarie Frederique
TypeNavy trawler
GRT245 tons
Country  French
BuilderSmith’s Dock Co. Ltd., North Shields
OperatorFrench navy
HistoryPeace-time owner: Sold to Soc. de Pécheries de la Mediterranée (J. Arman), Marseilles. Built as Ephraim. A Fleetwood and then Grimsby trawler that was sold to French owners in 1913 and taken in French naval service during the war. Name also listed as Marie-Frédéric.

U-boat attacks on Navy trawler Marie Frederique

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
116 May 1918UC 54 (Heinrich XXXVII Prinz Reuß zu Köstritz)SunkMined north of Cap de Garde
37° 02'N, 7° 52'E


Mines laid on May 6, 1918.

Position of attack on Marie Frederique

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