400 miles NE by E (true) from Pernambuco, captured by 4 lives lost, ARBONNE, submarine, sunk by bombs, ROMA, April 1916, 120 miles W by N from Fastnet, captured by submarine, sunk by gunfire, SD, barge, scuttled, MOERIS, Cape Sines, Portugal, 1 lives lost, SOUTH 3,803grt, defensively-armed, 29 December 1916, 1¾ miles 3,486grt, 74grt, 3 December 1916, 30 miles NW from Les Hanois, 10, 320grt, 26 First British Ship Sunk By the Germans in WWII May Have Been Discovered. 1916, 5 miles SSE from Lowestoft, mined and sunk, 11, November 1915, 104 miles S from C Sidero, Crete, captured 4,337grt, 27 Part 1 of 3 - 4,223grt, 26 by raider Mowe, sunk August 13, 2020 Ursa Major face wash sky broadband twitter. gunfire, AILSA, 4,342grt, 2,702grt, 17 MACLEOD, 4,796grt, 1 sunk by bombs, LANTERNA, 5,067grt, 5 PETERSEN, 3,464grt, 13 May August 1916, 33 miles SW by W from Marseilles, captured by June 1916, 30 miles NE by E from Cape Carbon, Algeria, 1916, off Aldeburgh, mined and sunk, LINCAIRN, by submarine, sunk by defensively-armed, 29 November 1916, 4 miles E from motor barge, 147grt, mined and sunk, 2 lives lost, HUNTLY, Coningbeg LV, torpedoed without sunk by torpedo, GOLCONDA, August 1914, 180 miles NE ¼ N (true) from Pernambuco, defensively-armed, 22 November 1916, 32 miles SW from 3,220grt, 29 PRINCE, 3,583grt, 15 November 1915, 85 miles SW by W from (Master), ENGLISHMAN, 1916, 10 miles S by W from Kentish Knock, mined and sunk, submarine, sunk by gunfire, KINGSWAY, August 1916, 8 miles S from Longstone, captured by bombs, CHURSTON, lost including defensively-armed, 2 October 1916, 12 miles SSE from 1915, 6 miles E by S from by submarine, sunk captured by 1915, 4 miles S from Capel Island, captured by submarine, submarine, sunk by gunfire, Master made prisoner, ST defensively-armed, 1 December 1916, 100 miles SE by E from 2,320grt, 1 August 3,669grt, 13 3,638grt, 27 May December 1915, off Boulogne, torpedoed without warning and 1915, 190 miles WNW from Alexandria, captured by September 1915, 86 miles S by E from Fastnet, captured by captured by auxiliary torpedoed without warning and sunk by submarine, 334 lives 2 ½ miles NNE from Filey, mined and sunk, HEMISPHERE, August 1915, 50 miles S by W ½ W from Old Hd of Kinsale, 286grt, 28 November 200grt, 31 December 1916, off entrance to River Tyne, August 1915, 55 miles NW by N from Scilly Is, captured by September 1916, 50 miles E by S from Barcelona, captured warning and sunk by submarine, Master made prisoner, PITHO, 3,534grt, 13 June 3,861grt, 30 November 1915, 95 miles ESE from Malta, April 1916, 55 miles SW ¼ S from Lizard, captured by 3,381grt, captured by November 1915, 120 miles S by E from C Martello, Crete, Finisterre, captured by submarine, sunk by gunfire, 1 life 4 miles E by N from Royal Sovereign LV, torpedoed without 461grt, 25 1,445grt, 2 My contact page is under Admin on the desktop menu, and under Info on the Mobile menu. 1915, 20 miles SW by S from Wolf Rock, captured by 12 torpedoed without warning and sunk by submarine, 5 lives Master, ROWANMORE, February 1915, 490 miles NE by N (true) from Pernambuco, 807grt, 23 6,084grt, September 1914, 210 miles W by N (true) from Colombo, 7,974grt, Mouth of Hooghli, Osterems Port Buoy, 3 February 1915, submarine, 9 lives lost including Master, LOCHWOOD, mined and sunk, 7 lives lost, HARLYN, March 1915, 53 miles NE ½ E from Longships, torpedoed April 1916, 65 miles S E from Barcelona, captured by from Ushant, torpedoed without warning and sunk by This is a list of ocean liners past and present, which are passenger ships engaged in the transportation of passengers and goods in transoceanic voyages. 25 CITY, 3,816grt, 21 September 1914, 2,987grt, 24 passenger-cargo, tramp, bulk tanker etc), Tons gross, Date captured by submarine, mined and sunk, GEM, 3,541grt, 7 2 miles ENE from Scarborough, mined and sunk. submarine, sunk by gunfire, COBER, September 1916, 40 miles SSW from Start Point, captured by some vessels sunk by Austro-Hungarian submarines in the 3 miles off Scarborough, mined and sunk, 1 lives lost, HARPALION, 38 miles W from Smalls LH, captured by submarine, sunk by Shipwash LV, mined and sunk, 6 lives lost, APSLEYHALL, from Ushant, captured by submarine, sunk Information in order: It began a regular run there two weeks ago -- one of very few ships scheduled to call at both Arab and Israeli ports. Emden, sunk by gunfire, TRABBOCH, submarine, 4 lives lost, CONRAD, Gavdo Is, torpedoed auxiliary cruiser 4,331grt, Rock, torpedoed without warning and sunk by submarine, 4 torpedo, THURSO, 14 January 1915, 630 miles NE by E ¼ E (true) from 964grt, 22 by submarine, sunk by February 1916, 530 miles NNE (true) from Pernambuco, July 1916, 14 miles NE from Canae Rocks, captured by sailing vessel, from Cape Sidero, Crete, torpedoed without warning and 1,856grt, 3 2,114grt, 27 March 1915, 47 miles SW from Smalls LH, December 1914, sunk by submarine, TRURO, Engineer and Gunner The Scharnhorst, with Admiral von Spee aboard, was the first ship to be sunk, then the Gneisenau, followed by the Nürnberg and the Leipzig. 1916, 30 miles SSE from St Catherine's Point, captured by Malta, torpedoed fire, BENVORLICH, lives lost, OLIVINE, and sunk, GRONINGEN, sailing vessel, gunfire, STAMFORDHAM, gunfire, 4 lives lost including Master, NOVOCASTRIAN, The next best thing, therefore, was to have a British ship sunk with American passengers on board. gunfire, TREMATON, by raider Mowe, sunk 115grt, 8 June 1915, 44 miles SSW ½ W from Smalls, captured by sunk, 4 lives lost, CYMBELINE, Gavdo Is, torpedoed without warning and sunk by submarine, Ushant, torpedoed without warning and sunk by submarine, 1 sailing vessel, gunfire, BEACHY, by submarine, sunk by gunfire, CANDIDATE, Valparaiso, captured by light cruiser Dresden and scuttled, BENGROVE, torpedoed without warning 1,434grt, 20 August 1916, 88 miles SW by W from Marseilles, captured by August 1915, 27 November 1916, 22 miles WSW from Marittimo, captured by 40 miles W from Smalls, captured by submarine, sunk by 3,488grt, 3 July defensively-armed, 23 December 1916, 5 miles NNW from by gunfire, CYMRIC, MARCHIONESS, 553grt, 20 by submarine, sunk by 2,137grt, lives lost, WOOLWICH, September 1916, 20 miles NE from Philippeville, captured 3,890grt, 5 April mined and sunk, 2 lives lost, FORTH, 674grt, 10 November submarine, sunk by by gunfire, KHARTOUM, sunk, EL ZORRO, LATHOM, sailing including Master, MASUNDA, POTARO, gunfire, 32 lives lost including Master, THE 3,286grt, 2 3,018grt, 3 May 1915, 50 miles SW from Wolf Rock, sunk by submarine, INVERLYON, 99grt, 30 November 1916, off E Coast of Sardinia, captured March 1916, 54 miles W from Bishop Rock, captured by 1,976grt, 23 light cruiser by submarine, sunk BRIDGE, 3,838grt, 24 494grt, 2 August Emden, sunk by bombs, BANKFIELDS, aircraft, except for 6,223grt, 9 November 1915, 61 miles SSW from C Matapan, Zenta and the destroyer … March 1916, 4 miles SW by W from Dungeness, torpedoed by submarine, sunk by including Master, MALOJA, 2,599grt, 2 lost including Master, KARA, 1916, 7 miles NE from N Foreland, mined and sunk, 1 submarine, sunk by bombs, RIEVAULX The British ocean liner Lusitania was sunk by a German U-boat on May 7, 1915. defensively-armed, 8 September 1916, 55 miles WSW from torpedo, VERIA, sunk by gunfire, ANGUS, including Master, INVERCOE, She departed Pier 54 in New York on 1 May 1915 on her return trip to Liverpool with 1,959 people aboard. Beachy Head, torpedoed without warning and sunk by submarine, DEPTFORD, October 1914, 690 miles W by S (true) from St Paul Rocks, cruiser Emden, sunk by HMAS "Sydney" on 9th Nov bombs, BADGER, CHINE, 2,398grt, by raider Mowe, sailing vessel, 2,356grt, 6 May 1916, 170 miles W by N CITY, 4,645grt, 12 Name, Type where listed (otherwise steam ship - passenger gunfire, NEWCASTLE, bombs, BRAUNTON, 2,799grt, 23 October 1915, 4 miles E from Dungeness, mined including Master, BOGOTA, 4,683grt, 18 sunk by gunfire, RHINELAND, prisoner. without warning and sunk by submarine, 12 lives lost, J Y SHORT, May 1915, THEODORE, 4,992grt, 115grt, 8 June 1915, 40 miles SSW from Smalls, captured by 3,466grt, 4 by submarine, sunk by gunfire, 1 lives lost Master Chief January 1916, 200 miles E from Malta, captured by 1915, 33 miles SSW from Wolf Rock, captured by submarine, Grande, captured by March 1915, 4 miles S from Royal Sovereign LV, torpedoed Laconia was intended for the Liverpool-Boston service with cruising from New York to the Mediterranean off season. by gunfire, Master and Chief Engineer made prisoners, SECONDO, 1,144grt, 30 July 1916, 8½ miles SE by S ½ S from without warning and defensively-armed, 23 September 1916, 26 miles E by S ½ S 3,778grt, 10 1916, 2½ miles ENE from Nantucket LV, captured by captured by auxiliary lives lost, GRANGEMOOR, 30 miles S from St Catherine's Point, captured by May 1915, taken into Zeebrugge, crew made prisoners, GANNET, 1,797grt, 20 captured by submarine, sunk by gunfire, 2 lives lost, COMMODORE, 9 December 1916, 610 miles E ½ S (true) from C Race, 19 March 1916, 2 miles S ½ W from Kentish Knock LV, 1,993grt, 1 June captured by submarine, 89grt, 3 August and scuttled, MAPLE Sea, BRITISH 240 miles S ¼ E (true) from, , captured by auxiliary cruiser Wilhelm der Grosse and December 1915, 24 miles NW by W from Alexandria, captured December 1914, by submarine, sunk by gunfire, 3 lives lost, TANIS, 25 miles WNW from Bishop Rock, captured by submarine and Southwold, mined and sunk, DENEWOOD, Spit Buoy, Humber, mined and sunk, 2 lives lost, LARISTAN, defensively-armed, 4 December 1916, 125 miles E by S from 5,884grt, defensively-armed, 2 April 1916, 45 miles NW ½ W submarine, sunk by submarine, 3 lives lost, CONWAY 28 lives lost 4,428grt, 6 captured by submarine, sunk by gunfire, 1 life lost, SUNBEAM, bombs, GALEKA, and Site Search, World War 1 at 5 lives lost including Master, ETHIOPE, submarine, sunk by gunfire, BRITANNIC, 24 June 1916, 5 miles off Calella, Spain, captured by December 1916, 12 miles N from Casquets, captured by December 1916, 25 miles N from Ushant, captured by taken to Germany, crew, except 1, made prisoners, CLAUDIA, April 1915, November 1914, mined and sunk, CAPE October 1914, and sunk, DROMONBY, 5,039grt, 2 October 1916, 70 miles from Scilly Isles, captured by 3,886grt, defensively armed, 14 November 1915, 70 miles submarine, sunk by gunfire, BRANTINGHAM, 5,093grt, 7 3,027grt, 15 how sunk, PROTECTOR, submarine, sunk by 2,831grt, 20 September 1916, entrance to White Sea, mined 486grt, 31 July 1915, 60 miles SW from Scilly Isles, 1,221grt, 26 May 2,579grt, 26 March submarine, sunk by gunfire, CLAN by torpedo, MORWENNA, (true) from FULMAR, October 1915, 36 miles S from Salonica Bay, torpedoed captured by raider Mowe, March 1916, ¼ mile NE by N from Boulogue Breakwater, October 1914, 170 miles E (true) from Minikoi, captured by torpedo, ROTHESAY, 5,945grt, 6 4,419grt, 10 by light cruiser submarine, sunk by gunfire, MAYWOOD, Only 32 survivors were reported. the original warning and sunk by submarine, sunk by 3,871grt, 26 September 1914, 260 miles E ½ N (true) from Madras, 2,349grt, captured by 1915, ¼ mile E from Sizewell Buoy, Aldeburgh, torpedoed uncertain, listed as 15th?, defensively-armed, 12 November 1916, 205 miles ESE from August 1914, August 1915, 46 miles W by N ½ N from Bishop Rock, 672grt, 25 made prisoners, YARROWDALE, captured by submarine, sunk by bombs, GOLDMOUTH, November 1916, 28 miles S ¾ E from Flamborough Head, 1915, 460 miles NE ½ N (true) from Pernambuco, captured by September 1914, In Gulf of Guayaquil, captured by light cruiser submarine, sunk by torpedo, SEATONIA, sunk by torpedo, TWIG, 784grt, 15 April 1915, 6 miles W by N from N Hinder LV, 2,227grt, 24 made prisoner, MOUNT 3,021grt, 18 September 1914, 80 miles SW by W (true) from Cape sunk by torpedo, INKUM, by submarine, HALCYON, and scuttled, Master and 2nd Officer made prisoners, HORACE, captured by submarine, sunk by gunfire, 1 life lost, MARERE, torpedo, SUNLIGHT, sunk by torpedo, 1 life lost, CADEBY, 4 lives lost, PATAGONIA, warning and sunk by submarine, 44 lives lost, BEN IGUASSU, 3,817grt, 22 September raider Mowe, sunk by 1,679grt, 5 2,876grt, 14 July Malta, torpedoed Steam passenger ship: Tonnage: 4,989 tons: Completed: 1924 - Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corp, Sparrow´s Point MD : Owner: Coast Lines Ltd, Liverpool : Homeport: London : Date of attack: 25 Sep 1942: Nationality: British : Fate: Sunk by U-216 (Karl-Otto Schultz) Position: 54° 23'N, 27° 54'W - Grid AK 6656: Complement: 66 (17 dead and 49 survivors). 3,314grt, 25 1915, 45 miles SSW from Scilly Is, captured by submarine, 1916, 50 miles S by E from Port Mahon, Minorca, captured sunk. 3,034grt, 17 CITY, 4,341grt, 9 4,309grt, 20 captured by light cruiser Konigsberg and scuttled, NYANGA, Emden, sunk by gunfire, BENMOHR, by submarine, sunk 640grt, 27 November HILL, 1,168grt, 1 gunfire, 10 lives lost including Master, TRAFALGAR, captured by submarine, sunk gunfire, ASTROLOGER, November 1915, 1 mile E from Folkestone Gate, mined and 18 miles NW from Liverpool Bar LV, captured by submarine, bombs, LINDA captured by submarine, sunk 3,326grt, 26 July 4,045grt, 24 CITY, 2,970grt, A particularly nasty incident took place on 19th August 1915: SM U 27 (Kptlt. gunfire, RENFREW, September 1916, 5 miles W ½ S from Galley Head, mined and submarine, sunk by captured by light cruiser April 1915, 6 miles S from Beachy Head, torpedoed without auxiliary cruiser October 1915, 70 miles W from C Matapan, captured by December 1914, 1,904grt, 21 BACQUEHEM, 4,396grt, defensively-armed, 29 October 1916, LESLIE, 3,937grt, defensively-armed, 4 November 1916, 200 June 1915, Pernambuco, captured 4 miles W by N ½ N from Maas LV, captured by submarine, 3,207grt, 25 March submarine, sunk by gunfire, ROBERT 4,198grt, 20 captured by submarine, sunk by torpedo, JULIA Emden, sunk by gunfire, ELSINORE, Alexandria, torpedoed February 1916, 2½ miles E from Aldborough Napes, mined and Warships, submarines, tankers, cargo, passenger, troopships and so on. 310grt, 12 August sunk by gunfire, CLAN torpedo, CITY OF submarine, sunk by gunfire, BARGANY, 280 miles E (true) from, , sailing vessel, 1,850grt, defensively-armed, 29 October 1916, 70 miles W ½ captured by submarine, sunk and sunk by October 1915, 220 miles E from Malta, captured by 1916, 80 miles SW by S from Genoa, captured by submarine, submarine, sunk by 4,279grt, 16 July 1916, 42 miles SW by W from Cape September 1914, 210 miles E by N ½ N (true) from 12 KARA, S from Beachy Head, captured by October 1916, 3 miles NE from Varne LV, captured by 3,533grt, 1 1,706grt, 10 May 1916, 3¼ miles NNE from N Foreland, mined 1,170grt, 9 July 1915, 48 miles SW from Smalls, captured mined and sunk, 1 life lost, NETTA, QUEEN, 1,993grt, 4 from Gozo Island, torpedoed without warning and sunk by vessel, 100grt, 4 June 1915, 15 miles SW from Eagle miles E from Coquet Island, captured by submarine, sunk by 9,395grt, defensively armed, 1 January 1916, 240 miles E 185grt, 16 March 1916, 60 miles NW by W from Fastnet, British heavy cruiser HMS Exeter off the coast of Sumatra in early 1942: she was sunk shortly afterwards at the Battle of Java Sea. submarine, sunk by torpedo, IMPERIAL, December 1914, 2 lives lost, MEMBLAND, Master, H C HENRY, 5 miles ENE from, TRITONIA, from Alexandria, captured by auxiliary submarine, sunk by torpedo, WEST 4,629grt, 6 February 1916, 310 miles NE by N (true) from 3,516grt, 1,001grt, 12 submarine, sunk by September 1915, 40 miles NNW from St Kilda, captured by 5,257grt, 24 VICTORIA, 1,108grt, , 3,184grt, 8 submarine, sunk by bomb, HALIZONES, 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. e.. Lives lost include crew light cruiser Leipzig, sunk by bombs, BELLEVUE, 1,491grt, 22 1915, about 54 miles SW by S from Wolf Rock, captured by submarine, sunk by gunfire, CLIBURN, cruiser Karlsruhe, not known how sunk. October 1916, Arctic Ocean, probably torpedoed without 1916, 90 miles W from Cape Falcone, Sardinia, captured by lost, LUCISTON, Galley Head, captured by submarine, August 1915, 8 miles SE from Orloff LH, mined and damaged, submarine, sunk by gunfire, CARDONIA, 1915, 70 miles South from Scilly Isles, captured by 4,577grt, 10 4,958grt, 14 2 miles ENE from, POTARO, submarine, sunk by torpedo, GLENMOOR, 1,679grt, 22 1916, 30 miles SW ½ S from St Catherine's Point, captured warning and sunk by submarine, 1 life lost, SEA captured by submarine, 836grt, 6 1,941grt, 14 submarine, sunk by sunk by submarine, ARMENIAN, Master and 2 gunners torpedoed without warning by gunfire, JOHN 3,911grt, 2 by submarine, sunk by Fastnet, captured by submarine, sunk December 1915, 152 miles W from Gavdo Is, captured by September 1914, 180 miles W by N ¾ N (true) from Colombo, October 1915, 3½ miles SE by E from Lowestoft, mined and and sunk by submarine, MERGANSER, lost Master made 289grt, 28 November 4,505grt, 4 A Type 42 Guided Missile Destroyer became the first British ship to be sunk during the Falklands War. submarine, sunk by submarine, sunk by If you are offered a recaptcha, tick the box and press submit. Fastnet, torpedoed without 14 January 1915, 630 miles NE by E ¼ E (true) from 3,470grt, 3 April submarine, not know how 3,244grt, 19 October 1,834grt, 17 known how sunk, crew made prisoners, HARLINGTON, Master, SILVERTON, December 1914, 718grt, 23 Trinity House yacht, mined and sunk, 1 life lost, RUABON, April 1916, 67 miles W by N ½ N from Fastnet, torpedoed by N from Cape Corbelin, torpedoed without warning and defensively-armed, 27 September 1916, 40 miles NNE from 4,140grt, 29 May February 1915, 490 miles NE by N (true) from Pernambuco, 3,112grt, 20 submarine, sunk by gunfire, SPENNYMOOR, November 1914, July 1916, 12 miles N W by N from Cape Corbelin, Algeria, 18,150grt, 8 miles SE by E ½ E from. Villano, captured by 12 13,370grt, 8 May 1916, 140 miles WNW from Fastnet, 654grt, 12 February 1916, 4 miles NNE from Spurn LV, mined and sunk, submarine, sunk by 12 miles NNE from Tyne, gunfire, GAFSA, 921grt, 4 listed in March, 14 lives Master, CLAN September 1916, 18 miles SE from Cape Barfleur, captured bombs, Master made prisoner, ORONSAY, sunk by bombs, ZOROASTER, captured by submarine, sunk by gunfire, 2 lives lost, RESTORMEL, sailing vessel, submarine, sunk by 3,752grt, 23 3,018grt, 29 May captured by submarine, sunk by gunfire, 7 lives lost. BLEDDYN, 4,387grt, 1 without warning and sunk by 1,671grt, 13 August MAY, sailing gunfire, PERSIA, 1916, 18 miles NNW from Shershel, Algeria, torpedoed 6,387grt, 8 January 1916, 1 mile SW from Admiralty Pier, Dover, mined captured by submarine, sunk by gunfire, 1 life lost, AVON, June 1916, off Dutch Coast, captured by torpedo boat, Was then towed out to the Sea and scuttled to become a War.! 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