Ships hit during WWI

St. John’s

NameSt. John’s
TypeNavy Trawler
GRT208 tons
Country  British
BuilderCook, Welton & Gemmell, Ltd., Beverley
OperatorRoyal Navy
HistoryPeace-time operator: Hull Steam Fishing & Ice Co. Ltd., Hull

U-boat attacks on Navy Trawler St. John’s

DateU-boatLoss typePositionLocationRouteCargoCasualties
13 Jun 1918U 101 (Carl-Siegfried Ritter von Georg)SunkSunk by gunnery 45 miles N of Tory Island
55° 55'N, 8° 15'W


Skipper and two engineers taken prisoner.

Position of attack on St. John’s

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