List of shipwrecks in June 1917

The list of shipwrecks in June 1917 includes ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during June 1917.

1 JuneEdit

List of shipwrecks: 1 June 1917
Ship Country Description
Cavina   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 45 nautical miles (83 km) west by south of the Fastnet Rock (50°56′N 10°35′W / 50.933°N 10.583°W / 50.933; -10.583) by SM U-88 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[1][2]
Domenico Miscuraca   Italy World War I: The barquentine was shelled and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea west of Sicily (37°38′N 12°07′E / 37.633°N 12.117°E / 37.633; 12.117) by SM UC-25 (  Imperial German Navy).[3]
Teal   United Kingdom World War I: The trawler was shelled and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 57 nautical miles (106 km) north west by north of Skule Skerry (59°13′N 4°16′W / 59.217°N 4.267°W / 59.217; -4.267) by SM U-57 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[4][5]
Vittoria   Italy World War I: The brigantine was shelled and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea west of Sicily (37°05′N 12°07′E / 37.083°N 12.117°E / 37.083; 12.117) by SM UC-25 (  Imperial German Navy).[6]

2 JuneEdit

List of shipwrecks: 2 June 1917
Ship Country Description
Cameronian   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea 50 nautical miles (93 km) north west by north of Alexandria, Egypt (31°53′N 29°19′E / 31.883°N 29.317°E / 31.883; 29.317) by SM UC-34 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of 42 lives (or 43 lost - 11 crew + 32 soldiers).[7]
Eliofilo   Italy World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Atlantic Ocean off Ouessant, Finistère, France (48°27′N 8°31′W / 48.450°N 8.517°W / 48.450; -8.517) by SM U-87 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[8]
Ereaga   Spain World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Bay of Biscay off Mimizan, Landes, France by SM UC-72 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[9]
Harfursfjord   Norway World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Atlantic Ocean south of Iceland (60°25′N 16°20′W / 60.417°N 16.333°W / 60.417; -16.333) by SM U-155 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[10]
Prudence   United Kingdom World War I: The fishing smack was shelled and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 15 nautical miles (28 km) west south west of the Eddystone Lighthouse by SM UB-23 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[11]
Shamrock   United Kingdom World War I: The trawler was shelled and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 66 nautical miles (122 km) north east of Sule Skerry by SM U-96 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[5][12]
Skarpsno   Norway World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Bay of Biscay (44°18′N 3°50′W / 44.300°N 3.833°W / 44.300; -3.833) by SM UC-72 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of seventeen of her crew.[13]
St. Bernard   United Kingdom World War I: The trawler was shelled and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 65 nautical miles (120 km) north by west of Noup Head, Orkney Islands by SM U-96 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[14]
St. Sunniva   Norway World War I: The cargo ship struck a mine and sank in the Bay of Biscay off Saint-Jean-de-Luz, Basses-Pyrénées, France (43°26′N 1°41′W / 43.433°N 1.683°W / 43.433; -1.683) with the loss of four of her crew.[15]
Wairuna   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was scuttled in the Pacific Ocean off Raoul Island, New Zealand by SMS Wolf (  Imperial German Navy).[2]

3 JuneEdit

List of shipwrecks: 3 June 1917
Ship Country Description
Elisabeth   France World War I: The barque was scuttled in the English Channel 20 nautical miles (37 km) south of The Lizard, Cornwall, United Kingdom (49°45′N 5°05′W / 49.750°N 5.083°W / 49.750; -5.083) by SM UC-29 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[16]
HMT George V   Royal Navy The naval trawler was lost on this date.[17]
Giralda   United Kingdom World War I: The fishing smack struck a mine and sank in the North Sea. Her crew survived.[18]
Greenbank   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea 12 nautical miles (22 km) north of Cape Falcon, Algeria (36°05′N 1°04′W / 36.083°N 1.067°W / 36.083; -1.067) by SM U-33 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of a crew member.[2][19]
Hollington   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 14 nautical miles (26 km) south of the Faroe Islands by SM U-95 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of 30 of her crew.[20]
Islandmore   United Kingdom World War I: The collier was shelled and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea 20 nautical miles (37 km) north west of Cape Falcon (35°52′N 1°09′W / 35.867°N 1.150°W / 35.867; -1.150) by SM U-33 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of two crew.[2][17][21]
Manin B.   Italy World War I: The barque was scuttled in the Mediterranean Sea 54 nautical miles (100 km) off Cabo Creux (42°19′N 4°28′E / 42.317°N 4.467°E / 42.317; 4.467) by SM U-72 (  Imperial German Navy).[22]
Merioneth   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was shelled and sunk in the Norwegian Sea 105 nautical miles (194 km) west by north of Tromsø, Norway (71°20′N 16°20′E / 71.333°N 16.333°E / 71.333; 16.333) by SM U-28 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[2][23]
Petronella Madre   Italy World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the Strait of Sicily by SM U-39 (  Imperial German Navy).[24]
Portofino   Italy World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 3 nautical miles (5.6 km) east by north of the Pendeen Lighthouse, Cornwall by SM UC-66 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of three of her crew.[25]
Rosario   Uruguay World War I: The barque was scuttled in the Bay of Biscay 80 nautical miles (150 km) off the mouth of the Gironde by SM UC-72 (  Imperial German Navy).[26]
Sten II   Russia World War I: The coaster was scuttled in the Gulf of Bothnia by SM UC-58 (  Imperial German Navy).[27]
Virgilia   United Kingdom World War I: The trawler was scuttled in the North Sea 5 nautical miles (9.3 km) east of Girdle Ness, Aberdeenshire (57°10′N 1°51′W / 57.167°N 1.850°W / 57.167; -1.850) by SM UC-77 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived, but her captain was taken as a prisoner of war.[5][28]
Vulcanus   France World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Mediterranean Sea off Cape Rizzutto, Italy (37°47′N 17°47′E / 37.783°N 17.783°E / 37.783; 17.783) by SM U-47 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[29]

4 JuneEdit

List of shipwrecks: 4 June 1917
Ship Country Description
Algol   Russia World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Norwegian Sea 70 nautical miles (130 km) north of the North Cape, Norway (71°30′N 26°00′E / 71.500°N 26.000°E / 71.500; 26.000) by SM U-28 (  Imperial German Navy).[30]
City of Baroda   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 90 nautical miles (170 km) north west by west of Tory Island, County Donegal (56°00′N 10°20′W / 56.000°N 10.333°W / 56.000; -10.333) by SM UC-53 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[2][31]
Clara   Sweden World War I: The barque was scuttled in the North Sea 70 nautical miles (130 km) north of Foula, Shetland Islands, United Kingdom by SM UC-55 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[32]
Juno   Norway World War I: The barque was shelled and sunk in the North Sea north east of the Shetland Islands, United Kingdom 60°30′N 0°45′W / 60.500°N 0.750°W / 60.500; -0.750) by SM U-43 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[33]
SMS M23   Imperial German Navy World War I: The M1-class minesweeper was sunk by mines in the North Sea.[34]
Manchester Trader   United Kingdom The cargo ship was shelled and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea 8 nautical miles (15 km) off Pantelleria, Italy (36°58′N 12°36′E / 36.967°N 12.600°E / 36.967; 12.600) by SM U-65 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of a crew member. One of the survivors was taken as a prisoner of war.[2][35]
Orion   Denmark World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Atlantic Ocean north of the Shetland Islands, United Kingdom (62°14′N 1°02′E / 62.233°N 1.033°E / 62.233; 1.033) by SM U-71 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[36]
Phemius   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 80 nautical miles (150 km) north west of Eagle Island, County Mayo (54°56′N 12°07′W / 54.933°N 12.117°W / 54.933; -12.117 by SM UC-45 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[37]
HMT Southland   United Kingdom World War I: The troopship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 140 nautical miles (260 km) off Tory Island, County Donegal (56°10′N 12°14′W / 56.167°N 12.233°W / 56.167; -12.233)by SM U-70 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of 4 lives.
Songelv   Norway World War I: The full-rigged ship was sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 80 to 90 nautical miles (150 to 170 km) south west by west of the Bishop Rock, Isles of Scilly, United Kingdom by SM UC-29 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[38]
SMS Wildfang   Austro-Hungarian Navy World War I: The Huszár-class destroyer struck a mine and sank in the Adriatic Sea off Brijuni.[39]

5 JuneEdit

List of shipwrecks: 5 June 1917
Ship Country Description
Alaska   Norway World War I: The fishing vessel was sunk in the Barents Sea 30 nautical miles (56 km) north east of Vardø, Finnmark (71°25′N 35°49′E / 71.417°N 35.817°E / 71.417; 35.817) by SM U-28 (  Imperial German Navy).[40]
Amor   Italy World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 200 nautical miles (370 km) north west of the Fastnet Rock (52°44′N 13°42′W / 52.733°N 13.700°W / 52.733; -13.700) by SM U-66 (  Imperial German Navy).[41]
C. Thorén   Sweden World War I: The barquentine was sunk in the North Sea[42] (61°13′N 2°43′E / 61.217°N 2.717°E / 61.217; 2.717) by SM U-71 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[43]
Duen   Norway World War I: The fishing vessel was sunk in the Barents Sea north of Vardø by SM U-28 (  Imperial German Navy).[44]
Götha   Sweden World War I: The barquentine was sunk in the North Sea[45] (61°13′N 2°43′E / 61.217°N 2.717°E / 61.217; 2.717) by SM U-71 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[46]
Laura Ann   United Kingdom World War I: The schooner was shelled and sunk in the English Channel 20 nautical miles (37 km) south south east of Beachy Head, Sussex by SM UB-23 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of a crew member.[2][47]
Kallundborg   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was scuttled in the Mediterranean Sea 80 nautical miles (150 km) south south west of Toulon, Var, France (42°58′N 5°38′E / 42.967°N 5.633°E / 42.967; 5.633) by SM U-64 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of a crew member.[2][48]
Manchester Miller   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 190 nautical miles (350 km) north west of the Fastnet Rock (52°49′N 14°07′W / 52.817°N 14.117°W / 52.817; -14.117) by SM U-66 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of eight crew.[2][49]
SMS S20   Imperial German Navy World War I: The S13-class torpedo boat was sunk in the North Sea off the coast of Belgium by HMS Canterbury and HMS Conquest (  Royal Navy).[50][51][52]
SMS Senator Predohl   Imperial German Navy The Vorpostenboot was lost on this date.[53]
Sydkap   Norway World War I: The fishing vessel was sunk in the Barents Sea north north east of Vardø (71°52′N 35°49′E / 71.867°N 35.817°E / 71.867; 35.817) by SM U-28 (  Imperial German Navy).[54]

6 JuneEdit

List of shipwrecks: 6 June 1917
Ship Country Description
Anton   Sweden World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the North Sea (56°45′N 1°05′W / 56.750°N 1.083°W / 56.750; -1.083) by SM UC-77 (  Imperial German Navy).[55] Two casualties.[56]
Cornelia   Netherlands World War I: The schooner was sunk in the English Channel west of Jersey, Channel Islands (49°10′N 2°40′W / 49.167°N 2.667°W / 49.167; -2.667) by SM UB-18 (  Imperial German Navy).[57]
Diane   France World War I: The coaster was sunk in the Mediterranean Sea off Oran, Algeria (37°19′N 11°42′E / 37.317°N 11.700°E / 37.317; 11.700) by SM U-39 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[58]
Edvard   Sweden World War I: The sailing vessel was scuttled in the Baltic Sea off Rauma, Finland[59] by SM UC-58 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[60]
Elianna   Sweden World War I: The sailing vessel was scuttled in the Baltic Sea off Rauma[61] by SM UC-58 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[62]
Eemdijk   Netherlands World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Atlantic Ocean north of the Shetland Islands, United Kingdom (61°40′N 1°40′W / 61.667°N 1.667°W / 61.667; -1.667) by SM U-88 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[63]
Harald Klitgaard   Denmark World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the North Sea 28 nautical miles (52 km) north of the Farne Islands, Northumberland, United Kingdom by SM UC-77 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of a crew member.[64]
Oriana   Argentina World War I: The sailing vessel was scuttled in the Mediterranean Sea 2 nautical miles (3.7 km) south east of Cap Camarat, Var, France (42°42′N 6°45′E / 42.700°N 6.750°E / 42.700; 6.750) by SM U-64 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived; they were rescued by the tug Indefatiguable (  France).[65]
Parthenia   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 49°28′N 9°15′W / 49.467°N 9.250°W / 49.467; -9.250) by SM U-69 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of three crew.[2][66]
Saint Eloi   France World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Bay of Biscay off the Île d'Yeu, Vendée by SM UC-72 (  Imperial German Navy).[67]
S.N.A. 2   France World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the North Sea 10 nautical miles (19 km) north east of Scarborough, Yorkshire by SM UB-21 (  Imperial German Navy).[68]

7 JuneEdit

List of shipwrecks: 7 June 1917
Ship Country Description
Cranmore   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and damaged in the Atlantic Ocean 150 nautical miles (280 km) north west of the Fastnet Rock (52°46′N 14°24′W / 52.767°N 14.400°W / 52.767; -14.400) by SM U-66 (  Imperial German Navy). She was beached but was later refloated.[69]
Errington Court   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship struck a mine in the Mediterranean Sea pff Port-la-Nouvelle, Aude, France and was beached. She was later refloated.[70]
Golden Hope   United Kingdom World War I: The drifter was scuttled in the North Sea 30 nautical miles (56 km) east of Kinnaird Head, Aberdeenshire by SM UC-45 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[71]
Hafnia   Denmark World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Bay of Biscay south west of the Cordouan Lighthouse, Gironde, France (45°24′N 1°15′W / 45.400°N 1.250°W / 45.400; -1.250) by SM UC-21 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[72]
Il Dionisio   Italy World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the Strait of Sicily by SM U-33 (  Imperial German Navy).[73]
Ikalis   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 170 nautical miles (310 km) north west of the Fastnet Rock (52°19′N 13°57′W / 52.317°N 13.950°W / 52.317; -13.950) by SM U-66 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[2][74]
John Bakke   Norway World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the North Sea east of the Shetland Islands, United Kingdom by SM U-88 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[75]
Jonathan Holt   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 130 nautical miles (240 km) north west by west of the Fastnet Rock by SM U-54 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[2][76]
Liliana   Italy World War I: The sailing vessel was scuttled in the Mediterranean Sea off Alexandria, Egypt (32°43′N 31°40′E / 32.717°N 31.667°E / 32.717; 31.667) by SM UC-34 (  Imperial German Navy).[77]
Mahopac   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and damaged in the English Channel (50°44′N 0°12′W / 50.733°N 0.200°W / 50.733; -0.200) by SM UB-40 (  Imperial German Navy). She was beached but was later refloated.[78]
Mama Filomena   Italy World War I: The brigantine was shelled and sunk in the Gulf of Lion (42°04′N 3°55′E / 42.067°N 3.917°E / 42.067; 3.917) by SM U-64 (  Imperial German Navy).[79]
Rosa M.   Italy World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the Mediterranean Sea (37°50′N 15°53′E / 37.833°N 15.883°E / 37.833; 15.883) by SM U-65 (  Imperial German Navy).[80]
San Antonio   Italy World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the Strait of Sicily by SM U-33 (  Imperial German Navy).[81]
Sir Francis   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the North Sea 2 nautical miles (3.7 km) north east of Scarborough, Yorkshire (54°19′N 0°22′W / 54.317°N 0.367°W / 54.317; -0.367) by SM UB-21 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of ten of her crew.[2][82]
SM UC-29   Imperial German Navy World War I: The Type UC II submarine was shelled and sunk by Q-ship HMS Pargust (  Royal Navy), which it had attacked. Twenty-three of her 25 crew were killed.
Wilhelm   United Kingdom World War I: The schooner was shelled and sunk in the English Channel 20 nautical miles (37 km) south east by south of The Lizard, Cornwall (49°46′N 4°46′W / 49.767°N 4.767°W / 49.767; -4.767) by SM UC-75 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[83]
Yuba   Norway World War I: The barque was shelled and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean by SM U-50 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[84]

8 JuneEdit

List of shipwrecks: 8 June 1917
Ship Country Description
AG-15   Imperial Russian Navy The American Holland-class submarine sank off Öland, Sweden due to a hatch being left open when she dived. At least two of her fifteen crew died; there were at least eight survivors. She was raised on 16 June by the rescue vessel Volkhov (  Russia) and taken in to Reval. Subsequently repaired and returned to service.[85]
Cariad   United Kingdom World War I: The fishing vessel was scuttled in the English Channel 6 nautical miles (11 km) east by south of Start Point, Devon by SM UB-18 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[5][86]
Cheltonian   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was shelled and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea 54 nautical miles (100 km) west by south of the Planier Lighthouse, Bouches-du-Rhône, France (42°46′N 4°40′E / 42.767°N 4.667°E / 42.767; 4.667) by SM U-72 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived, but two of them were taken as prisoners of war.[2][87]
Enidwen   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 170 nautical miles (310 km) west north west of the Fastnet Rock (53°09′N 13°53′W / 53.150°N 13.883°W / 53.150; -13.883) by SM U-69 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[2][88]
Felicina   Italy World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the Gulf of Lion (42°57′N 4°38′E / 42.950°N 4.633°E / 42.950; 4.633) by SM U-72 (  Imperial German Navy).[89]
Huntstrick   United Kingdom World War I: The troopship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 80 nautical miles (150 km) west north west of Cape Spartel, Morocco (35°52′N 6°47′W / 35.867°N 6.783°W / 35.867; -6.783) by SM U-39 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of fifteen lives.[2][90]
Isle of Jura   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean 15 nautical miles (28 km) west south west of Cape Spartel (35°44′N 6°25′W / 35.733°N 6.417°W / 35.733; -6.417) by SM U-39 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of two crew.[2][91]
SMS M47   Imperial German Navy World War I: The Type 1915 minesweeper struck a mine and sank in the North Sea.[92]
HMML 540 and HMML 541   Royal Navy World War I: The motor launches were lost when Huntstrick (  United Kingdom) was sunk by SM U-39 (  Imperial German Navy).[93][94]
Ocean's Pride   United Kingdom World War I: The fishin vessel was scuttled in the English Channel 9 nautical miles (17 km) east by south of Start Point by SM UB-18 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[5][95]
Onward   United Kingdom World War I: The fishing vessel was scuttled in the English Channel 9 nautical miles (17 km) east of Start Point by SM UB-18 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[96]
Orator   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo liner was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 85 nautical miles (157 km) west north west of the Fastnet Rock (51°02′N 11°45′W / 51.033°N 11.750°W / 51.033; -11.750) by SM U-96 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of five of her crew.[2][97]
Phantom   United Kingdom World War I: The brig was shelled and sunk in the English Channel 25 nautical miles (46 km) north north west of Cap La Heve, Seine-Inférieure, France by SM UB-40 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of three of her crew.[98]
Saragossa   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 178 nautical miles (330 km) north west of the Fastnet Rock by SM U-69 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[2][99]
Sequana   France World War I: The troopship was torpedoed and sunk in the Bay of Biscay 5 nautical miles (9.3 km) south east of the Pointe des Corbeaux, Île d'Yeu, Vendée (46°36′N 2°18′W / 46.600°N 2.300°W / 46.600; -2.300) by SM UC-72 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of 207 of the 665 people on board.[100]
Sverre II   Norway World War I: The fishing vessel was sunk in the Barents Sea north east of Vardø, Finnmark (71°00′N 36°00′E / 71.000°N 36.000°E / 71.000; 36.000) by SM U-28 (  Imperial German Navy).[101]
Torbay Lass   United Kingdom World War I: The fishing vessel was scuttled in the English Channel 9 nautical miles (17 km) east of Start Point by SM UB-18 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[102]
Valdieri   Italy World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 50 nautical miles (93 km) west north west of Cape Spartel (35°46′N 6°52′W / 35.767°N 6.867°W / 35.767; -6.867) by SM U-39 (  Imperial German Navy).[103]
Vinaes   Norway World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the English Channel 15 nautical miles (28 km) east north east of Barfleur, Manche, France by SM UB-32 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of nine of her crew.[104]

9 JuneEdit

List of shipwrecks: 9 June 1917
Ship Country Description
Achilles   United Kingdom World War I: The coaster was shelled and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 75 nautical miles (139 km) south west by west of the Fastnet Rock (51°10′N 10°15′W / 51.167°N 10.250°W / 51.167; -10.250) by SM U-55 and SM U-95 (both   Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived, but two of them were taken as prisoners of war.[2][105]
Ada   Sweden World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the North Sea[106] 20 nautical miles (37 km) east of Aberdeen, United Kingdom by SM U-61 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of three crew.[107]
Amphitrite   Portugal World War I: The sailing vessel was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean 40 nautical miles (74 km) off Cape Prior, Spain by SM UC-48 (  Imperial German Navy).[108]
Appledore   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 165 nautical miles (306 km) north west by west of the Fastnet Rock (48°42′N 8°46′W / 48.700°N 8.767°W / 48.700; -8.767) by SM U-70 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[2][109]
Baron Cawdor   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 150 nautical miles (280 km) south west by south of the Fastnet Rock by SM U-96 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of three of her crew.[2][110]
Bravore   Norway World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Mediterranean Sea 70 nautical miles (130 km) off Toulon, Var, France (42°05′N 5°10′E / 42.083°N 5.167°E / 42.083; 5.167) by SM U-72 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[111]
Dana   Denmark World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the North Sea 42 nautical miles (78 km) south of Lerwick, Shetland Islands, United Kingdom by SM U-61 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of four crew.[112]
Deveron   Norway World War I: The barque was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 25 nautical miles (46 km) north north east of North Rona, United Kingdom by SM U-94 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of four of her crew.[113]
Egyptiana   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 120 nautical miles (220 km) west south west of the Isles of Scilly by SM U-70 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[2][114]
Eugene Mathilde   France World War I: The fishing vessel was sunk in the English Channel off the coast of Seine-Inférieure by SM UB-40 (  Imperial German Navy).[115]
Fert   Italy The cargo ship was sunk in the Mediterranean Sea 0.75 nautical miles (1.39 km) off Cape Tortosa, Spain (40°36′N 0°55′E / 40.600°N 0.917°E / 40.600; 0.917) by SM U-64 (  Imperial German Navy).[116]
François Georgette   France The fishing vessel was sunk in the English Channel off the coast of Seine-Inférieure by SM UB-40 (  Imperial German Navy).[117]
General Laurie   United Kingdom World War I: The schooner was set afire and scuttled in the Mediterranean Sea 75 nautical miles (139 km) west by south of Marseille, Var (42°09′N 5°00′E / 42.150°N 5.000°E / 42.150; 5.000) by SM U-72 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[2][118]
Gratangen   Norway World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Mediterranean Sea 6 nautical miles (11 km) off Cape Torotsa (40°44′N 1°02′E / 40.733°N 1.033°E / 40.733; 1.033) by SM U-64 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[119]
Harbury   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 170 nautical miles (310 km) west north west of Ouessant, Finistère, France (47°47′N 9°16′W / 47.783°N 9.267°W / 47.783; -9.267) by SM U-70 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of twelve crew.[2][120]
Lilly   Denmark World War I: The cargo ship was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean 3 nautical miles (5.6 km) off the Montedor Lighthouse, Portugal (41°40′N 9°45′W / 41.667°N 9.750°W / 41.667; -9.750) by SM UC-53 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[121]
Ludwig   Sweden World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the Baltic Sea[122] 25 nautical miles (46 km) north of Oerker by SM UC-57 (  Imperial German Navy).[123]
Marjorie   United Kingdom World War I: The auxiliary ketch was scuttled in the English Channel 30 nautical miles (56 km) south east by south of The Lizard, Cornwall (49°36′N 4°41′W / 49.600°N 4.683°W / 49.600; -4.683) by SM UB-18 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[124]
Montebello   Italy World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Gulf of Lion (42°03′N 5°10′E / 42.050°N 5.167°E / 42.050; 5.167) by SM U-72 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[125]
Roland   France World War I: The barque was sunk in the Ionian Sea 30 nautical miles (56 km) west south west of Cythera, Greece (35°50′N 22°01′E / 35.833°N 22.017°E / 35.833; 22.017) by SM U-27 (  Austro-Hungarian Navy).[126]
Tordenvore   Norway World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Atlantic Ocean south west of Cape Finisterre, Spain (42°30′N 9°08′W / 42.500°N 9.133°W / 42.500; -9.133) by SM UC-53 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[127]

10 JuneEdit

List of shipwrecks: 10 June 1917
Ship Country Description
Annam   France World War I: The cargo liner was sunk in the Ionian Sea 20 nautical miles (37 km) south of Sapientza, Greece (36°49′N 21°23′E / 36.817°N 21.383°E / 36.817; 21.383) by SM UC-35 (  Imperial German Navy).[128]
August   Sweden World War I: The ketch was sunk in the Baltic Sea 7 nautical miles (13 km) off the Unterstens Lighthouse[129] by SM UC-58 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[130]
Bay State   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 250 nautical miles (460 km) north west of the Fastnet Rock (53°00′N 16°09′W / 53.000°N 16.150°W / 53.000; -16.150) by SM U-66 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[2][131]
Betty   Russia World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 45 nautical miles (83 km) north west of North Rona, United Kingdom (59°30′N 6°15′W / 59.500°N 6.250°W / 59.500; -6.250) by SM U-61 (  Imperial German Navy).[132]
Clan Alpine   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 40 nautical miles (74 km) north by east of Muckle Flugga, Shetland Islands by SM U-60 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of eight crew.[2][133]
Dulwich   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship struck a mine laid by the submarine SM UB-12 (  Imperial German Navy) and sank in the North Sea 7 nautical miles (13 km) north by east of the Shipwash Lightship (  United Kingdom) (52°08′N 1°45′E / 52.133°N 1.750°E / 52.133; 1.750) with the loss of five of her crew.[134]
Galicia   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 140 nautical miles (260 km) south west by south of the Fastnet Rock (48°55′N 10°00′W / 48.917°N 10.000°W / 48.917; -10.000) by SM U-70 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of four crew.[2][135]
HMS Grafton   Royal Navy World War I: The Edgar-class cruiser was torpedoed and damaged in the Mediterranean Sea 150 nautical miles (280 km) east of Malta by SM UB-43 (  Imperial German Navy).
Haulwen   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 250 nautical miles (460 km) north west of the Fastnet Rock (52°48′N 16°00′W / 52.800°N 16.000°W / 52.800; -16.000) by SM U-43 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of four crew.[2][136]
Henri Jeanne   France World War I: The fishing vessel was sunk in the English Channel off the coast of Seine-Inférieure by SM UB-40 (  Imperial German Navy).[137]
Jupiter I   French Navy World War I: The naval trawler struck a mine and sank in the English Channel off Calais, Pas-de-Calais (50°59′N 1°47′E / 50.983°N 1.783°E / 50.983; 1.783) with the loss of ten of her crew.[138]
Kleopatra   Greece World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the Doro Channel by SM UC-23 (  Imperial German Navy).[139]
Madeleine   France World War I: The fishing vessel was scuttled in the English Channel off Le Havre, Seine-Inférieure by SM UB-40 (  Imperial German Navy).[140]
Marie Elsie   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Barents Sea 125 nautical miles (232 km) north west of Cape Teriberski, Russia (71°21′N 34°16′E / 71.350°N 34.267°E / 71.350; 34.267) by SM U-28 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of three of her crew.[2][141]
Perla   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Barents Sea 130 nautical miles (240 km) west by north of Cape Teriberski (71°23′N 35°26′E / 71.383°N 35.433°E / 71.383; 35.433) by SM U-28 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of four crew.[142]
Petrolite   United States World War I: The tanker was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 185 nautical miles (343 km) west of Cape Spartel, Morocco (35°03′N 9°13′W / 35.050°N 9.217°W / 35.050; -9.217) by SM U-39 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[143][144]
Ribera   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 70 nautical miles (130 km) north of Cape Wrath, Sutherland by SM U-61 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[145]
Santa Maria   Portugal World War I: The three-masted schooner was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean 6 nautical miles (11 km) south of the Berlingas (39°11′N 9°35′W / 39.183°N 9.583°W / 39.183; -9.583) by SM UC-53 (  Imperial German Navy).[146]
Scottish Heather   Canada World War I: The cargo ship was shelled and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 440 nautical miles (810 km) west by south of the Fastnet Rock (46°59′N 18°12′W / 46.983°N 18.200°W / 46.983; -18.200) by SM U-155 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of a crew member.[2][147]
Solhaug   Norway World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Cantabrian Sea 5 nautical miles (9.3 km) east by south of Cape Peñas, Spain by SM UC-48 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[148]
Stylianos   Egypt World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the Mediterranean Sea by SM UC-74 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[149]
HM Torpedo Boat 117   Royal Navy The TB 114-class torpedo boat collided with Kamourska (  United Kingdom) and sank in the English Channel.[150][151]

11 JuneEdit

List of shipwrecks: 11 June 1917
Ship Country Description
Anglian   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 43 nautical miles (80 km) south west by west of the Bishop Rock, Isles of Scilly (49°22′N 7°12′W / 49.367°N 7.200°W / 49.367; -7.200) by SM UC-75 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of a crew member.[2][152]
Benha   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was scuttled in the Mediterranean Sea 50 nautical miles (93 km) north east of Marsa Susa, Libya (33°45′N 24°10′E / 33.750°N 24.167°E / 33.750; 24.167) by SM UC-74 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[2][153]
Breid   Norway World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the North Sea 10 nautical miles (19 km) east by south of Noss, Caithness, United Kingdom by SM UC-41 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[154]
City of Perth   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 195 nautical miles (361 km) south south west of the Fastnet Rock (48°06′N 10°30′W / 48.100°N 10.500°W / 48.100; -10.500) by SM U-70 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of eight of her crew.[2][155]
Huntsholm   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the English Channel 4 nautical miles (7.4 km) east by south of the Owers Lightship (  United Kingdom) by SM UB-40 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[2][156]
L'vitsa   Imperial Russian Navy World War I: The Bars-class submarine was sunk in the Baltic Sea, probably by a mine.[157]
Mar Cor   Italy World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Atlantic Ocean west of the Bishop Rock by SM UB-32 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[158]
Sibens   Russia World War I: The sailing vessel was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean off the Santa Maria Lighthouse, Portugal (36°52′N 8°08′W / 36.867°N 8.133°W / 36.867; -8.133) by SM UC-53 (  Imperial German Navy).[159]
Sigrun   Norway World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 180 nautical miles (330 km) west of the Fastnet Rock by SM U-50 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[160]
Teviotdale   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 330 nautical miles (610 km) north west by west of the Fastnet Rock (52°20′N 18°27′W / 52.333°N 18.450°W / 52.333; -18.450 by SM U-43 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of a crew member.[2][161]
Wera   Russia World War I: The sailing vessel was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean 100 nautical miles (190 km) off Cadiz, Spain (35°11′N 8°11′W / 35.183°N 8.183°W / 35.183; -8.183) by SM U-39 (  Imperial German Navy).[162]
HMS Zylpha   Royal Navy World War I: The Q-ship was torpedoed and damaged in the Atlantic Ocean south west of Ireland (51°20′N 11°00′W / 51.333°N 11.000°W / 51.333; -11.000) by SM U-82 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of a crew member. She was taken under tow but sank on 15 June.[163]

12 JuneEdit

List of shipwrecks: 12 June 1917
Ship Country Description
Alexandre   France World War I: The barque was set afire and sunk in the English Channel off Fécamp, Seine-Inférieure by SM UC-69 (  Imperial German Navy).[164]
Alfred   United Kingdom World War I: The schooner was scuttled in the English Channel off Boulogne, Pas-de-Calais, France by SM UB-40 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[165]
Alwyn   United Kingdom World War I: The ketch was scuttled in the North Sea 5 nautical miles (9.3 km) south east of Girdleness, Aberdeenshire (57°05′N 1°55′W / 57.083°N 1.917°W / 57.083; -1.917) by SM UB-41 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[166]
Amakura   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 180 nautical miles (330 km) north west of Tory Island, County Donegal by SM U-94 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of two of her crew.[2][167]
HMT Carew Castle   Royal Navy World War I: The naval trawler struck a mine and sank in the Bristol Channel off Hartland Point, Devon (50°58′N 4°36′W / 50.967°N 4.600°W / 50.967; -4.600) with the loss of three of her crew.[168]
Elevera   United States The motor vessel was wrecked in fog on Cape Cleare (59°47′N 147°54′W / 59.783°N 147.900°W / 59.783; -147.900 (Cape Cleare)) on Montague Island off the south-central coast of the Territory of Alaska. Her crew of two survived.[169]
Eugene F. Moran   Canada The cargo ship sank outside the entrance to St. Johns, Newfoundland.[170]
Gaita   Russia World War I: The sailing vessel was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean 40 nautical miles (74 km) off Cape Spartel, Morocco (35°55′N 6°52′W / 35.917°N 6.867°W / 35.917; -6.867) by SM U-39 (  Imperial German Navy).[171]
Moreni   United States World War I: The tanker was shelled and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea 17 nautical miles (31 km) south east of Tabarca, Spain (37°52′N 0°14′E / 37.867°N 0.233°E / 37.867; 0.233) by SM U-64 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of four crew.[172][144]
Premier   United Kingdom The tug broke in two at Halifax, Nova Scotia, and was a total loss.[173]
Polyxena   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 57 nautical miles (106 km) west of the Fastnet Rock (51°06′N 11°05′W / 51.100°N 11.083°W / 51.100; -11.083) by SM U-95 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of seven of her crew.[2][174]
Symra   Norway World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 5 nautical miles (9.3 km) south west of Huelva, Portugal by SM UC-53 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[175]
South Point   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 30 nautical miles (56 km) south west of the Bishop Rock, Isles of Scilly (49°43′N 7°00′W / 49.717°N 7.000°W / 49.717; -7.000) by SM UB-32 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[176]
Unknown submarine Unknown World War I: A submarine was shelled and sunk by Meaford (  Canada) in a gun battle in the Mediterranean Sea.[177][178]

13 JuneEdit

List of shipwrecks: 13 June 1917
Ship Country Description
Aghios Nicolaos   Greece World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the Aegean Sea west of Icaria by SM UC-23 (  Imperial German Navy).[179]
Biagio   Italy World War I: The sailing vessel was scuttled in the Mediterranean Sea off Cape Camaret, France (43°19′N 6°59′E / 43.317°N 6.983°E / 43.317; 6.983) by SM U-72 (  Imperial German Navy).[180]
Candace   Norway World War I: The barque was sunk in the North Sea 50 nautical miles (93 km) south west of Utsira, Rogaland by SM U-62 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[181]
Cederic   Norway World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean north west of Tory Island, County Donegal, United Kingdom (55°22′N 12°03′W / 55.367°N 12.050°W / 55.367; -12.050) by SM U-94 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[182]
Darius   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 210 nautical miles (390 km) south west of the Fastnet Rock by SM U-54 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of fifteen crew.[2][183]
Ernestine   France World War I: The schooner was sunk in the Bay of Biscay 6 nautical miles (11 km) west north west of Cap Ferret, Gironde by SM UC-48 (  Imperial German Navy).[184]
Eugene F. Moran   United Kingdom The tug foundered 1 nautical mile (1.9 km) off St. John's, Newfoundland.[173]
Kelvinbank   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 100 nautical miles (190 km) north of Cape Wrath, Sutherland by SM U-69 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of sixteen of her crew.[2][185]
Manchuria   United States The passenger-cargo ship collided with the monitor USS Amphitrite (  United States Navy) in New York Harbor. After her crew abandoned ship and were rescued by two section patrol boats (both   United States Navy) and a motor sailer (flag unknown), Manchuria was towed and beached off Tompkinsville, Staten Island, New York.[186] She was refloated, repaired, and returned to service.
USS McCulloch   United States Navy
 
USS McCulloch sinking.
The patrol vessel, a former cutter (  United States Navy), collided with the passenger steamer Governor (  United States) in dense fog and sank in the Pacific Ocean 3 nautical miles (5.6 km) northwest of Point Conception, California. Governor rescued all 90 members of McCulloch's crew, but one of them died three days later.[187]
Santo   Italy World War I: The barque was shelled and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea off Cape Camarat, France by SM U-72 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[188]
Silverburn   United Kingdom World War I: The coaster was shelled and sunk in the North Sea 4 nautical miles (7.4 km) south of Aberdeen (57°04′N 1°54′W / 57.067°N 1.900°W / 57.067; -1.900) by SM UB-41 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[189]
St. Andrews   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea 4 nautical miles (7.4 km) west of Cape Spartivento, Calabria, Italy by SM UC-38 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of three of her crew.[190]
Storegut   Norway World War I: The four-masted barque was shelled and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 235 nautical miles (435 km) south west of Land's End, Cornwall, United Kingdom (48°23′N 10°28′W / 48.383°N 10.467°W / 48.383; -10.467) by SM U-82 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[191]
Sylvia   Norway World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the North Sea 70 nautical miles (130 km) west of Olmestad by SM U-62 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[192]

14 JuneEdit

List of shipwrecks: 14 June 1917
Ship Country Description
Angantyr   Denmark World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the North Sea south east of Aberdeen, United Kingdom by SM UB-41 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of a crew member.[193]
HMS Avenger   Royal Navy World War I: The armed merchant cruiser was sunk in the Atlantic Ocean west of the Shetland Islands (60°22′N 4°35′W / 60.367°N 4.583°W / 60.367; -4.583) by SM U-69 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of a crew member.[194]
Aysgarth   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean 430 nautical miles (800 km) west north west of Cape Finisterre, Spain (42°50′N 18°52′W / 42.833°N 18.867°W / 42.833; -18.867) by SM U-155 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of three of her crew.[2][195]
Carthaginian   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship struck a mine, placed by SM U-79, and sank in the Atlantic Ocean 2.5 nautical miles (4.6 km) north west of the Inishtrahull Lighthouse, County Donegal (55°28′00″N 7°21′30″W / 55.46667°N 7.35833°W / 55.46667; -7.35833). Her crew survived, they were rescued by a Royal Navy destroyer.[196]
Cedarbank   Norway World War I: The four-masted barque was torpedoed and sunk in the North Sea (60°22′N 2°45′E / 60.367°N 2.750°E / 60.367; 2.750 by SM U-100 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of all 26 crew.[197]
Dart   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 6 nautical miles (11 km) south south west of the Ballycottin Lighthouse, County Cork by SM UC-47 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of four of her crew.[2][198]
Hasting   Sweden World War I: The coaster was sunk in the Atlantic Ocean south of Ouessant, Finistère, France (48°18′N 5°37′W / 48.300°N 5.617°W / 48.300; -5.617) by SM UC-69 (  Imperial German Navy).[199] Her crew survived.[200]
Highbury   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 100 nautical miles (190 km) west south west of the Bishop Rock, Isles of Scilly (48°25′N 10°28′W / 48.417°N 10.467°W / 48.417; -10.467) by SM U-82 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of all 40 crew.[201]
Kankakee   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Irish Sea by a Luftstreitkräfte aircraft.[2]
New Zealand Transport   United Kingdom World War I: The collier was torpedoed and sunk in the Aegean Sea 8 nautical miles (15 km) south east of Serphopulo Island, Greece by SM UC-23 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of three of her crew.[202][203]
Nirefs   Greece World War I: The cargo ship struck a mine and sank in the Atlantic Ocean 1.5 nautical miles (2.8 km) off the La Vielle Lighthouse, Ouessant.[204]
Ortolan   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 100 nautical miles (190 km) west south west of the Bishop Rock (48°09′N 9°45′W / 48.150°N 9.750°W / 48.150; -9.750) by SM U-82 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of three of her crew.[2][205]
Perfect   Norway World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the North Sea east of the Shetland Islands (60°58′N 2°18′E / 60.967°N 2.300°E / 60.967; 2.300) by SM U-66 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[206]
Vigoureuse   France World War I: The schooner was scuttled in the English Channel 20 nautical miles (37 km) north of the Casquets, Channel Islands by SM UB-32 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[207]
Wega   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the English Channel 20 nautical miles (37 km) west by south of the Royal Sovereign Lightship (  United Kingdom) by SM UC-71 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of five of her crew.[2][208]

15 JuneEdit

List of shipwrecks: 15 June 1917
Ship Country Description
A. B. Johnson   United States World War I: The schooner was burned after being captured the day before by SMS Seeadler (  Imperial German Navy).[209][210]
Addah   United Kingdom World War I: The Elder Dempster 4,397 GRT cargo/passenger ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Bay of Biscay 35 nautical miles (65 km) south west of Penmarc'h, Finistère, France (47°24′N 5°00′W / 47.400°N 5.000°W / 47.400; -5.000) by SM UC-69 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of nine of her crew, whilst en route from Montreal to Cherbourg. The sinking is notable because when the submarine surfaced Oberleutnant zur See, Erwin Waßner [de] ordered firing on Addah's captain's boat, hereby killing eight men. The master's boat's stern was blown off, but the U-boat continued firing at the swimming men as their lifeboat was sinking. The chief officer's lifeboat was also targeted and again some men were wounded badly. When the U-boat finally disappeared, the captain and others made it for the second lifeboat.[2][211]
Albertine Beatrice   Netherlands World War I: The barque was shelled and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 200 nautical miles (370 km) south west of the Fastnet Rock (48°02′N 10°57′W / 48.033°N 10.950°W / 48.033; -10.950) by SM U-82 (  Imperial German Navy).[212]
Assunzione   Italy World War I: The cargo ship struck a mine and sank in the Mediterranean Sea east of Bône, Algeria (37°00′N 8°00′E / 37.000°N 8.000°E / 37.000; 8.000). Her crew survived.[213]
Clio   Sweden World War I: The sailing vessel struck a mine and sank in the Baltic Sea off Vaasa, Finland.[214]
Espinho   Portugal World War I: The coaster was torpedoed, shelled and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (37°34′N 9°06′W / 37.567°N 9.100°W / 37.567; -9.100) by SM U-39 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[215]
Eugène et Eugènie   France World War I: The sailing vessel was scuttled in the Loire Estuary by SM UC-48 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[216]
Kristianiafjord   Norway The passenger ship was wrecked off Cape Race, Newfoundland. All 1,144 passengers and crew were rescued.
Marion   United States The motor boat sank just after leaving dock at Bath, North Carolina due to overloading. Four passengers died.[217]
USS Olympia   United States Navy The protected cruiser ran aground in Long Island Sound off Block Island.[218] Her crew were taken off. She was later refloated, repaired and returned to service.
Pasha   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Strait of Messina (37°52′N 15°27′E / 37.867°N 15.450°E / 37.867; 15.450) by SM UC-38 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of three of her crew.[2][219]
Teesdale   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was damaged in the English Channel 2 nautical miles (3.7 km) off Bolt Head, Devon by SM UB-31 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of three of her crew. She was later refloated.[220]
HMT Towhee   Royal Navy The naval trawler sank in the English Channel.[221]
Wapello   United Kingdom World War I: The tanker was torpedoed and sunk in the English Channel 14 nautical miles (26 km) west south west of the Owers Lightship (  United Kingdom) (50°30′N 0°57′W / 50.500°N 0.950°W / 50.500; -0.950) by SM UC-71 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of two of her crew.[222]
Westonby   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 195 nautical miles (361 km) south west by south of the Fastnet Rock by SM U-82 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[2][223]

16 JuneEdit

List of shipwrecks: 16 June 1917
Ship Country Description
Carrie Hervey   United Kingdom World War I: The schooner was shelled and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 52 nautical miles (96 km) south east by south of the Armen Rock (47°16′N 4°03′W / 47.267°N 4.050°W / 47.267; -4.050) by SM U-50 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[224]
Emsli   Tunisia World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the Gulf of Gabès by SM UC-27 (  Imperial German Navy).[225]
Esperanza   Spain World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the Mediterranean Sea off Algiers, Algeria by SM UC-53 (  Imperial German Navy).[226]
Fallodon   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and damaged in the Atlantic Ocean off Mine Head, County Cork by SM U-61 (  Imperial German Navy). She was beached but was later refloated, repaired and returned to service.[227]
Inge   Denmark World War I: The three-masted schooner was scuttled in the North Sea 175 nautical miles (324 km) off Hanstholm (56°21′N 3°09′E / 56.350°N 3.150°E / 56.350; 3.150) by SM UB-22 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[228]
Jessie   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 260 nautical miles (480 km) west of the Bishop Rock, Isles of Scilly by SM U-82 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[2][229]
John D. Archbold   United States World War I: The tanker was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 85 nautical miles (157 km) south west of Penmarc'h, Finistère, France (47°47′N 6°01′W / 47.783°N 6.017°W / 47.783; -6.017 by SM UC-48 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of three of her crew.[230][144]
Kamouma   Tunisia World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the Gulf of Gabès by SM UC-27 (  Imperial German Navy).[231]
Kibira   Tunisia World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the Gulf of Gabès by SM UC-27 (  Imperial German Navy).[232]
Kornsø   Denmark World War I: The auxiliary schooner was shelled and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean north west of the Orkney Islands, United Kingdom by SM U-62 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[233]
La Tour d'Agon   France World War I: The sailing vessel was scuttled in the Bay of Biscay 35 nautical miles (65 km) off the La Coubre Lighthouse by SM UC-69 (  Imperial German Navy).[234]
Liberté   Tunisia World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the Gulf of Gabès by SM UC-27 (  Imperial German Navy).[235]
Metlaoni   Tunisia World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the Gulf of Gabès by SM UC-27 (  Imperial German Navy).[236]
Roald Amundsen   Norway World War I: The cargo ship struck a mine and was damaged in the North Sea 0.3 nautical miles (560 m) west of the Tongue Lightship (  United Kingdom) with the loss of three of her crew. She was beached but was later refloated, repaired and returned to service.[237]
Unkai Maru No. 7   Japan World War I: The steamer was sunk by a mine in the Arabian Sea south west of Bombay, India (18°33′N 72°10′E / 18.550°N 72.167°E / 18.550; 72.167).[238]

17 JuneEdit

List of shipwrecks: 17 June 1917
Ship Country Description
Aghios Georgios   Greece World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the Mediterranean Sea 30 nautical miles (56 km) west of Malta (35°37′N 13°49′E / 35.617°N 13.817°E / 35.617; 13.817) by SM UC-22 (  Imperial German Navy).[239]
Anjou   French Navy World War I: The auxiliary minesweeper struck a mine and sank in the Adour at Bayonne, Basses-Pyrénées (43°35′N 1°32′W / 43.583°N 1.533°W / 43.583; -1.533). Her crew survived.[240]
Antonios M. Mavrogordatos   Greece World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 7 nautical miles (13 km) south of the Wolf Rock, Cornwall, United Kingdom (49°55′N 5°59′W / 49.917°N 5.983°W / 49.917; -5.983) by SM UC-48 (  Imperial German Navy).[241]
Argentina   Italy World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the Gulf of Gabès off Djerba, Tunisia by SM UC-27 (  Imperial German Navy).[242]
Bell Angelina   Italy World War I: The fishing vessel was sunk in the Gulf of Gabès by SM UC-27 (  Imperial German Navy).[243]
Fornebo   United Kingdom World War I: the tanker was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 4 nautical miles (7.4 km) north of Cape Wrath, Sutherland by SM U-78 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[2][17][244]
HMT Fraser   Royal Navy World War I: The naval trawler struck a mine and sank in the English Channel off Boulogne, Pas-de-Calais, France with the loss of twelve of her crew.[245]
Giuseppe S.   Italy World War I: The fishing vessel was sunk in the Gulf of Gabès by SM UC-27 (  Imperial German Navy).[246]
Gunhild   Denmark World War I: The coaster was torpedoed and sunk in the Barents Sea 22 nautical miles (41 km) off Holmengrå, Finnmark, Norway (60°45′N 4°19′E / 60.750°N 4.317°E / 60.750; 4.317) by SM U-100 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of six of her crew.[247]
Lizzie Westoll   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 120 nautical miles (220 km) north west by west of the Fastnet Rock (51°39′N 12°44′W / 51.650°N 12.733°W / 51.650; -12.733) by SM UC-42 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[2][248]
Luigina   Italy World War I: The fishing vessel was sunk in the Gulf of Gabès by SM UC-27 (  Imperial German Navy).[249]
Nostra Madre   Italy World War I: The barque was shelled and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 70 nautical miles (130 km) east of the Fastnet Rock by SM U-60 (  Imperial German Navy).[250]
Raloo   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in St. George's Channel 6 nautical miles (11 km) south east by east of the Coningbeg Lightship (  United Kingdom) by SM U-61 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of three crew.[2][251]
San Antonio V   Italy World War I: The fishing vessel was sunk in the Gulf of Gabès by SM UC-27 (  Imperial German Navy).[252]
Stanhope   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the English Channel 7 nautical miles (13 km) south west by west of Start Point, Devon (50°08′N 3°45′W / 50.133°N 3.750°W / 50.133; -3.750) by SM UB-31 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of 22 of her crew.[2][253]
HMS Tartar   Royal Navy World War I: The Tribal-class destroyer struck a mine and was damaged in the English Channel off Boulogne with the loss of 45 of her crew.[254]
Tosto   Norway World War I: The cargo ship struck a mine and sank off Noup Head, Westray, Orkney Islands, United Kingdom. Her crew survived.[255]
Wairuna   New Zealand World War I: The cargo ship was captured by SMS Wolf (  Imperial German Navy) on 2 June off Sunday Island. She was scuttled on 17 June, a day after leaving the island.[256]

18 JuneEdit

List of shipwrecks: 18 June 1917
Ship Country Description
HMT Bega   Royal Navy World War I: The naval trawler was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 40 nautical miles (74 km) north of Muckle Flugga, Shetland Islands (61°36′N 0°35′W / 61.600°N 0.583°W / 61.600; -0.583) by SM U-58 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of seven crew.[257]
Bettina   Italy World War I: The brigantine was sunk in the Gulf of Gabès off Sfax, Tunisia (35°17′N 11°10′E / 35.283°N 11.167°E / 35.283; 11.167) by SM UC-27 (  Imperial German Navy).[258]
Bianca B   Italy World War I: The brig was sunk in the Gulf of Gabès off Sfax (35°18′N 11°19′E / 35.300°N 11.317°E / 35.300; 11.317) by SM UC-27 (  Imperial German Navy).[259]
HMT Borneo   Royal Navy World War I: The naval trawler struck a mine and sank in the English Channel off Beachy Head, Sussex (50°40′N 0°12′E / 50.667°N 0.200°E / 50.667; 0.200) with the loss of eleven of her crew.[260]
Dorte Jensen   Denmark World War I: The cargo ship struck a mine and sank in the North Sea off the Tongue Lightship (  United Kingdom) (51°29′N 1°23′E / 51.483°N 1.383°E / 51.483; 1.383). Her crew survived.[261]
Elele   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 300 nautical miles (560 km) west north west of the Fastnet Rock (52°20′N 17°30′W / 52.333°N 17.500°W / 52.333; -17.500) by SM U-24 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[262]
English Monarch   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 300 nautical miles (560 km) west north west of the Fastnet Rock (52°20′N 17°30′W / 52.333°N 17.500°W / 52.333; -17.500) by SM U-24 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of three crew.[263]
Gauntlet   United Kingdom World War I: The ketch was scuttled in the English Channel 30 nautical miles (56 km) north west of the Les Hanois Lighthouse, Guernsey, Channel Islands by SM UC-65 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[264]
Kangaroo   United Kingdom World War I: The schooner was shelled and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 20 nautical miles (37 km) south of the Tuskar Rock, Ireland (51°53′N 6°24′W / 51.883°N 6.400°W / 51.883; -6.400) by SM UC-51 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of four of her crew .[265]
Letizia C.   Italy World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the Gulf of Gabès off Sfax by SM UC-27 (  Imperial German Navy).[266]
SMS M9   Imperial German Navy World War I: The M1-class minesweeper was sunk by mines in the North Sea.[34]
Marietta B.   Italy World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the Gulf of Gabès off Sfax by SM UC-27 (  Imperial German Navy).[267]
Pannomitis   Greece World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the Aegean Sea by SM UC-23 (  Imperial German Navy).[268]
Paolina Aida   Italy World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the Gulf of Gabès off Sfax (35°17′N 11°10′E / 35.283°N 11.167°E / 35.283; 11.167) by SM UC-27 (  Imperial German Navy).[269]
Queen Adelaide   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 13 nautical miles (24 km) north north east of St. Kilda, Inverness-shire (58°04′N 8°35′W / 58.067°N 8.583°W / 58.067; -8.583) by SM U-70 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of three crew.[2][270]
R. C. Slade   United States World War I:The schooner was scuttled in the Pacific Ocean by SMS Seeadler (  Imperial German Navy).[271]
S. L. Clark   United States The canal boat sank near Westerly, Rhode Island.[272]
Seaconnet   United States World War I: The cargo ship struck a mine and sank in the North Sea 10 nautical miles (19 km) east of Scroby Sands, Norfolk (52°26′N 2°00′E / 52.433°N 2.000°E / 52.433; 2.000). Her crew survived.[273]
Thistledhu   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 218 nautical miles (404 km) north west of the Fastnet Rock by SM U-82 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of four of her crew.[2][274]
Tyne   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 18 nautical miles (33 km) south west of The Lizard, Cornwall (49°42′N 5°25′W / 49.700°N 5.417°W / 49.700; -5.417) by SM UC-48 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[275]
Væring   Denmark World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the English Channel 14 nautical miles (26 km) north of the Stiff Lighthouse, Ouessant, Finistère, France by SM UC-65 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of a crew member.[276]
Violet   United Kingdom World War I: The barquentine was shelled and sunk in the Irish Sea 10 nautical miles (19 km) south south east of the Coningbeg Lightship (  United Kingdom) (51°57′N 6°24′W / 51.950°N 6.400°W / 51.950; -6.400) by SM UC-51 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[277]
Xiphias   Greece World War I: The passenger ship was sunk in the Aegean Sea off Mykonos by SM UC-23 (  Imperial German Navy).[278]

19 JuneEdit

List of shipwrecks: 19 June 1917
Ship Country Description
Amalia   Italy World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the Mediterranean Sea off Pantelleria by SM UC-27 (  Imperial German Navy).[279]
Antonio Balbi   Italy World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the Mediterranean Sea off Pantelleria by SM UC-27 (  Imperial German Navy).[280]
Ariane   French Navy World War I: The Amphitrite-class submarine was torpedoed and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea off Bizerta, Tunisia, by the submarine SM UC-22 (  Imperial German Navy).[281][282]
Batoum   United Kingdom World War I: The tanker was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 6 nautical miles (11 km) south of the Fastnet Rock by SM U-61 (  Imperial German Navy). with the loss of a crew member.[2][283]
Bearn   France World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Bay of Biscay 8 nautical miles (15 km) north of Tapia de Casariego, Asturias, Spain by SM UC-69 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[284]
Brookby   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean 155 nautical miles (287 km) south of the Fastnet Rock by SM U-60 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[2][285]
Buffalo   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 80 nautical miles (150 km) north west by north of Cape Wrath, Sutherland (59°34′N 7°30′W / 59.567°N 7.500°W / 59.567; -7.500) by SM U-70 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[2][286]
HM CMB-1   Royal Navy World War I: The Coastal Motor Boat was shelled and sunk in the North Sea off Zeebrugge, West Flanders, Belgium by a Imperial German Navy destroyer with the loss of a crew member. Survivors were taken as prisoners of war.[17][287]
Domenico Madre   Italy World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the Mediterranean Sea off Pantelleria by SM UC-27 (  Imperial German Navy).[288]
Ivigtut   Denmark World War I: The auxiliary barque was sunk in the North Sea north east of the Shetland Islands, United Kingdom (61°47′N 0°03′W / 61.783°N 0.050°W / 61.783; -0.050) by SM U-58 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[289]
Jakobus   Greece World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the Aegean Sea by SM UC-23 (  Imperial German Navy).[290]
Kate and Anne   United Kingdom World War I: The ketch was scuttled in the English Channel 25 nautical miles (46 km) north west by west of the Les Hanois Lighthouse, Guernsey, Channel Islands by SM UC-17 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[291]
Kelso   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 33 nautical miles (61 km) west south west of the Bishop Rock, Isles of Scilly by SM UC-75 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[2][292]
Kyma   Greece World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Morocco (34°34′N 6°42′W / 34.567°N 6.700°W / 34.567; -6.700) by SM U-39 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[293]
La Giuseppina   Italy World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the Strait of Sicily by SM U-64 (  Imperial German Navy).[294]
La Michelina   Italy World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the Mediterranean Sea off Pantelleria by SM UC-27 (  Imperial German Navy).[295]
Louise   Norway World War I: The barque was sunk in the North Sea 135 nautical miles (250 km) east north east of Hook Point, Hartlepool, County Durham, United Kingdom (56°14′N 2°29′E / 56.233°N 2.483°E / 56.233; 2.483) by SM U-93 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[296]
Maria   Greece World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the Aegean Sea by SM UC-23 (  Imperial German Navy).[297]
Mistica Rosa   Italy World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the Mediterranean Sea off Pantelleria by SM UC-27 (  Imperial German Navy).[298]
Natironco   Canada The steamer was damaged in a collision with Eastern States (  United States) in the Detroit River and was beached on the Canadian side of the river. She was raised 5 October 1917 and taken to Toledo Shipbuilding Company, Toledo, Ohio, where she was repaired.[299]
Nuovo Mondo Carmelo   Italy World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the Strait of Sicily by SM U-64 (  Imperial German Navy).[300]
Raffaelo   Italy World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the Mediterranean Sea off Pantelleria by SM UC-27 (  Imperial German Navy).[301]
Raxiarchos   Greece World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the Aegean Sea by SM UC-23 (  Imperial German Navy).[302]
Rosinella   Italy World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the Mediterranean Sea off Pantelleria by SM UC-27 (  Imperial German Navy).[303]
San Antonio   Italy World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the Mediterranean Sea off Pantelleria by SM UC-27 (  Imperial German Navy).[304]
San Giovanni Batista   Italy World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the Mediterranean Sea off Pantelleria by SM UC-27 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[305]
Spind   Norway World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Bay of Biscay 2 nautical miles (3.7 km) west by south of Cape Busto, Spain by SM UC-69 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[306]
S. Vincenzo Ferrari P.   Italy World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the Mediterranean Sea off Pantelleria by SM UC-27 (  Imperial German Navy).[307]
Tunisie   France World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Atlantic Ocean west of Ireland (52°10′N 16°00′W / 52.167°N 16.000°W / 52.167; -16.000 by SM U-43 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of all 31 crew.[308]

20 JuneEdit

List of shipwrecks: 20 June 1917
Ship Country Description
Bengore Head   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 150 nautical miles (280 km) north west of the Fastnet Rock (52°19′N 13°39′W / 52.317°N 13.650°W / 52.317; -13.650) by SM U-62 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[2][309]
Benita   United Kingdom World War I: The schooner was shelled and sunk in the English Channel 15 nautical miles (28 km) south of Portland Bill, Dorset by SM UC-75 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[310]
Bidartaise   France World War I: The vessel was sunk in the English Channel 15 nautical miles (28 km) south of Portland Bill by SM UC-75 (  Imperial German Navy).[311]
Eli Lindoe   Norway World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Morocco by SM U-39 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[312]
Fido   Norway World War I: The barque was captured and scuttled in the North Sea south south west of Utsire, Rogaland by SM U-19 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[313]
USS Gypsy   United States Navy The patrol boat was destroyed by fire at Boston, Massachusetts whilst under conversion for navy use.[314]
Katerina   Greece World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Bay of Biscay (43°48′N 7°43′W / 43.800°N 7.717°W / 43.800; -7.717) by SM UC-69 (  Imperial German Navy).[315]
Ruperra   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea 50 nautical miles (93 km) east by south of Pantelleria, Italy by SM UC-27 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[2][316]
HMS Salvia   Royal Navy World War I: The Aubrietia-class sloop, operating as a Q-ship, was sunk in the Atlantic Ocean west of Ireland (52°25′N 16°20′W / 52.417°N 16.333°W / 52.417; -16.333) by SM U-94 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of five of her crew. Her captain was taken as a prisoner of war.[317]

21 JuneEdit

List of shipwrecks: 21 June 1917
Ship Country Description
Black Head   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the North Sea 52 nautical miles (96 km) east south east of the Out Skerries, Shetland Islands (60°22′N 1°00′E / 60.367°N 1.000°E / 60.367; 1.000) by SM U-19 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[2][318]
Childe Harold   United States World War I: The schooner was shelled and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean off Ouessant, Finistère, France (47°50′N 7°50′W / 47.833°N 7.833°W / 47.833; -7.833) by SM UC-17 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[319][144]
E. T. Nygaard   Denmark World War I: The cargo ship was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean 2 nautical miles (3.7 km) off Cape Ortegal, Portugal (43°44′N 8°02′W / 43.733°N 8.033°W / 43.733; -8.033) by SM UC-69 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[320]
Hendrika   Netherlands World War I: The fishing vessel was sunk in the North Sea off Callantsoog, North Holland by SM UC-64 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[321]
Laatefos   Norway World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the North Sea west of Lerwick, Shetland by SM U-19 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[322]
Lord Roberts   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was shelled and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 270 nautical miles (500 km) north west by north of the Fastnet Rock (51°38′N 15°58′W / 51.633°N 15.967°W / 51.633; -15.967) by SM U-62 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[2][323]
Ortona   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 140 nautical miles (260 km) south west of the Fastnet Rock by SM U-50 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of a crew member.[2][324]
Scheria   Italy World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 140 nautical miles (260 km) west south west of Ouessant by SM UC-17 (  Imperial German Navy).[325]

22 JuneEdit

List of shipwrecks: 22 June 1917
Ship Country Description
Bolette   Norway World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the North Sea 95 nautical miles (176 km) west of Feie by SM U-19 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of five of her crew.[326]
HSwMS Claes Uggla   Swedish Navy
 
HSwMS Claes Uggla

The cruiser ran aground and sank.

Himalaya   France World War I: The passenger ship was sunk in the Mediterranean Sea 38°03′N 11°31′E / 38.050°N 11.517°E / 38.050; 11.517) by SM U-63 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of 28 of the 204 people on board.[327][328]
Maggie   Norway World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 70 nautical miles (130 km) north west of Ireland by SM U-79 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[329]
Melford Hall   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 95 nautical miles (176 km) west of Tory Island, County Donegal (56°34′N 10°41′W / 56.567°N 10.683°W / 56.567; -10.683) by SM U-100 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[2][330]
Miami   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 11 nautical miles (20 km) east south east of the Fastnet Rock (51°21′N 9°19′W / 51.350°N 9.317°W / 51.350; -9.317) by SM UC-51 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[2][331]
Toro   Uruguay World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Morocco (35°38′N 7°26′W / 35.633°N 7.433°W / 35.633; -7.433) by SM U-39 (  Imperial German Navy).[332]
Winslow   United States World War I: The schooner was scuttled by shelling and then was burned after being captured on 16 June off Raoul Island, Kermadec Islands in the Pacific Ocean by SMS Wolf (  Imperial German Navy).[333]

23 JuneEdit

List of shipwrecks: 23 June 1917
Ship Country Description
HMT Corientes   Royal Navy World War I: The naval trawler struck a mine and sank in the Atlantic Ocean 4 nautical miles (7.4 km) north east of Malin Head, County Donegal (55°27′N 7°24′W / 55.450°N 7.400°W / 55.450; -7.400) with the loss of thirteen crew.[334]
Craonne   France World War I: The cargo ship was shelled and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea south west of Sicily, Italy (38°06′N 5°49′E / 38.100°N 5.817°E / 38.100; 5.817) by SM U-63 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of a crew member.[335]
Isère   France World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 70 nautical miles (130 km) west of Cape Spartel, Morocco (35°36′N 6°58′W / 35.600°N 6.967°W / 35.600; -6.967) by SM U-39 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[336]
Jules   France World War I: The sailing vessel struck a mine and sank in the Gulf of Gabès off Sfax, Tunisia.[337]
Kalypso Vergotti   Greece World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Mediterranean Sea 70 nautical miles (130 km) north west of Cape Bougaroni, Algeria (37°55′N 5°21′E / 37.917°N 5.350°E / 37.917; 5.350) by SM U-63 (  Imperial German Navy).[338]
Mongolia   United Kingdom World War I: The passenger ship struck a mine and sank in the Indian Ocean off Bombay, India with the loss of fourteen lives.[339]
Sophie   Denmark World War I: The three-masted schooner was sunk in the Atlantic Ocean north of the Shetland Islands, United Kingdom by SM U-55 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[340]
Star   Denmark World War I: The three-masted schooner was sunk in the Atlantic Ocean north of the Shetland Islands by SM U-55 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[341]

24 JuneEdit

List of shipwrecks: 24 June 1917
Ship Country Description
Aghia Paraskevi   Greece World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Mediterranean Sea 23 nautical miles (43 km) off Cap Ferrat, Alpes-Maritimes, France by SM UC-65 (  Imperial German Navy).[342]
Cabo Verde   Portugal World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Atlantic Ocean off Cape Vilano, Spain by SM UC-69 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[343]
Cestrian   United Kingdom World War I: The troopship was torpedoed and sunk in the Aegean Sea 4 nautical miles (7.4 km) south east of Skyros, Greece by SM UB-42 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of three lives.[2][344]
Clan Davidson   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 130 nautical miles (240 km) south west by west of the Isles of Scilly (48°16′N 8°36′W / 48.267°N 8.600°W / 48.267; -8.600) by SM UC-17 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of twelve of her crew.[2][345]
Constantinos   Greece World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Mediterranean Sea 25 nautical miles (46 km) off Cap Ferrat by SM UC-65 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[346]
Crown of Arragon   United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 124 nautical miles (230 km) south west of the Isles of Scilly (48°10′N 8°14′W / 48.167°N 8.233°W / 48.167; -8.233) by SM UC-17 (  Imperial German Navy) with the loss of a crew member.[2][347]
Helma   Norway World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 110 nautical miles (200 km) north of Cape Vilano, Spain (45°47′N 9°55′W / 45.783°N 9.917°W / 45.783; -9.917) by SM UC-69 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[348]
Hilversum   Netherlands World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Bristol Channel 4.5 nautical miles (8.3 km) south south west of Lundy Island, Devon, United Kingdom by SM UC-51 (  Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[349]
HMS Kempton   Royal Navy While rescuing the survivors of HMS Redcar (