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Limewold GY 1125

Limewold built 1898 ex Derwent Requisitioned 12/1914 as a mine sweeper 08/05/1915, North Sea – CO on shore sick, Acting Skipper C Bond i/c, on patrol. Shell burst close to the bows at 0430, 20 miles E of Peterhead, submarine spotted one and half miles away right astern and closing fast, turned and returned fire, claimed hit on waterline abreast of conning tower with fifth shot when range down to 600yds, submarine submerged  Returned 1919

Her Details are

  • Official Number
  • Admiralty Number 771
  • GT 189
  • Armament 1-6pdr