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World War 1 at Sea

BRITISH NAVAL VESSELS LOST AT SEA
Part 2 of 2 - M.15
(monitor) to Zylpha (Q-ship)

from the original and uncorrected "British Vessels Lost at Sea, 1914-1918", published by HMSO, 1919

Naval Hospital ship "Rewa", lost 4 January 1918 (Pat Gariepy, click to enlarge)

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1. Other sources are: "Jane's Fighting Ships", 1918 edition, "Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships, 1906-1921", 1985, "Ships of the Royal Navy", Volumes 1 & 2, by J J Colledge 1987 & 1989 and "A Companion to the Royal Navy" by David A Thomas, 1988

 

2. The information for each vessel is in the order: meaning of name & number of vessels bearing that name (warships only); type of ship; date of loss in order year, month, day; theatre lost.

 

3. Any namesake lost in World War 2 is noted.

 

4. Differences between Colledge and Thomas on the number of ships bearing the same name are noted.

 

 
 

M

M.15, monitor, lost November 11, 1917, Mediterranean

M.21, monitor, lost October 20, 1918, Mediterranean

M.28, monitor, lost January 20, 1918 - 2nd of 2 monitors lost in this action, Mediterranean

M.30, monitor, lost May 13, 1916, Mediterranean

M. J. HEDLEY, special service ship/Q-ship, lost October 4, 1918, British Isles

MADRYN, collier, lost September 16, 1918, British Isles

MAJESTIC II, auxiliary patrol paddler, lost July 28, 1916, Mediterranean

MAJESTIC, 3rd commissioned since 1785, battleship, lost May 27, 1915, Mediterranean

MALTA, trawler, lost September 1, 1915, British Isles

MALTBY, collier, lost February 26, 1918, Mediterranean

MANFORD - see PENSHURST

MANSURI, collier, lost November 17, 1916, British Isles

MANX HERO, trawler, lost March 10, 1915, British Isles

MANX QUEEN, trawler, lost March 1, 1916, British Isles

MANZANITA, drifter, lost September 6, 1916, Mediterranean

MAORI, tribe, 1st of name, destroyer (also destroyer lost WW2) May 7, 1915, W Europe

MARCELLA, armed boarding steamer, lost March 24, 1916, W Europe

MARCELLA, yacht, lost March 24, 1916, British Isles

MARGAM ABBEY, collier, lost April 10, 1916, Atlantic

MARGARET, drifter, lost December 16, 1914

MARGATE, trawler, lost April 24, 1917, British Isles

MARGIT, collier, lost April 4, 1917, Mediterranean

MARIE SUZANNE, collier, lost August 19, 1918, Mediterranean

MARION, trawler, lost February 23, 1918, Mediterranean

MARMION, 1st of name, destroyer, lost October 21, 1917, W Europe

MARMORA, armed merchant cruiser, lost July 23, 1918, W Europe

MARSA, ex-MARS, auxiliary minesweeper, lost November 18, 1917, British Isles

MARSDEN, tug, lost November 1, 1915, Mediterranean

MARSTONMOOR, collier, lost April 14, 1918, British Isles

MARY ROSE, 6th (Co) or 7th (C) since 1509 (1509 ship now raised and preserved in Portsmouth), destroyer, lost October 17, 1917 - 2nd of 2 lost destroyers in this action, W Europe

MARY, trawler, lost November 5, 1914, British Isles

MASTON, collier, lost August 13, 1917, Mediterranean

MAVISBROOK, collier, lost May 17, 1918, Mediterranean

MAYFLY - see TB.011

MECHANICIAN, commissioned escort ship, lost January 20, 1918, British Isles

MEDIATOR, trawler, lost January 2, 1916, British Isles

MEDUSA, one of the gorgons of Greek myth, 7th since 1785, destroyer, lost March 25, 1916, W Europe

MEKONG, yacht, lost March 12, 1916, British Isles

MELDON, collier, lost March 3, 1917, British Isles

MERION, dummy battlecruiser "Tiger", lost 1915

MERSE, trawler, lost May 22, 1917, British Isles

MICHAEL CLEMENTS, Admiralty trawler, lost August 8, 1918, English Channel

MICHAELMAS DAISY, drifter, lost November 26, 1916, Mediterranean

MIGNONETTE, flower, 1st of name, sloop, lost March 17, 1917, W Europe

MILLICENT KNIGHT, collier, lost May 18, 1917, Mediterranean

MILLY, collier, lost September 6, 1918, British Isles

MILO, collier, lost May 22, 1917, British Isles

MINIEH, collier, lost January 9, 1917, Atlantic

MIRA, oiler, lost October 11, 1917, British Isles

MIRANDA III, trawler, lost January 14, 1918, British Isles

MIURA, trawler, lost August 23, 1915, British Isles

ML.19, motor launch, lost January 31, 1916, British Isles

ML.40, motor launch, lost May 18, 1916, Mediterranean

ML.52, motor launch, lost November 29, 1917, British Isles

ML.55, motor launch, lost January 28, 1918, British Isles

ML.64, motor launch, lost June 10, 1918, British Isles

ML.110, motor launch, lost April 23, 1918, W Europe

ML.149, motor launch, lost September 10, 1916, Mediterranean

ML.197, motor launch, lost January 31, 1917, British Isles

ML.230, motor launch, lost September 14, 1916, Mediterranean

ML.247, motor launch, lost September 29, 1918, British Isles

ML.253, motor launch, lost September 14, 1916, Mediterranean

ML.254, motor launch, lost May 10, 1918, W Europe

ML.255, motor launch, lost September 14, 1916, Mediterranean

ML.278, motor launch, lost January 15, 1918, W Europe

ML.356, motor launch, lost January 11, 1918, British Isles

ML.403, motor launch, lost August 22, 1918, British Isles

ML.421, motor launch, lost April 6, 1918, British Isles

ML.424, motor launch, lost April 23, 1918, W Europe

ML.431, motor launch, lost April 22, 1917, British Isles

ML.474, motor launch, lost July 23, 1917, Mediterranean

ML.534, motor launch, lost April 13, 1917, Mediterranean

ML.540, motor launch, lost June 8, 1917, Atlantic

ML.541, motor launch, lost June 8, 1917, Atlantic

ML.561, motor launch, lost October 21, 1918, W Europe

MOBILE, collier, lost April 28, 1915, British Isles

MOERAKI - see PERUGIA

MOLDAVIA, armed merchant cruiser, lost May 23, 1918, W Europe

MONA, special service ship/Q-ship, lost July 4, 1917, Mediterranean

MONITORIA, collier, lost October 21, 1915, British Isles

MONKSTONE, collier, lost July 25, 1917, Atlantic

MONMOUTH, Anglo-Welsh county, 6th since 1667, large or 1st class armoured cruiser, lost November 1, 1914 - 2nd RN warship lost at Battle of Coronel, Pacific

MONTEZUMA - see OAKLEAF

MONTROSE, blockship, expended December 28, 1916, British Isles

MORNING STAR, drifter, lost January 8, 1916, Mediterranean

MOROCOCOLA, trawler, lost November 19, 1917, British Isles

MOTH - see TB.12

MOUNTPARK, collier, lost August 21, 1917, British Isles

MUNIFICENT, collier, lost March 1, 1917, British Isles

MUREX, oiler, lost December 21, 1916, Mediterranean

MURIEL, collier, lost September 17, 1918, British Isles

MYRMIDON, followers of Achilles in Greek myth, 5th since 1781, destroyer (also destroyer renamed Orkan, Polish, lost WW2), lost March 26, 1917, W Europe

N

NADINE, trawler, lost September 1, 1915, British Isles

NAIRN, collier, lost August 27, 1917, Mediterranean

NARBROUGH or Narborough, naval commander 1640-86, 1st of name commissioned, destroyer, lost January 12, 1918, W Europe

NARVAL, trawler, lost November 26, 1916, British Isles

NASTURTIUM, flower, 1st of name, sloop, lost April 27, 1916, Mediterranean

NATAL, South African province, 1st of name, large or 1st class armoured cruiser, lost December 31, 1915, W Europe

NATHANIEL COLE, Admiralty trawler, lost February 6, 1918, NW Approaches

NEATH CASTLE, trawler, lost August 14, 1916, British Isles

NEGRO, original European term for people of African descent, 2nd since 1813, destroyer, lost December 21, 1916, W Europe

NELLIE NUTTEN, trawler, lost July 11, 1916, British Isles

NELSON, special service ship/Q-ship, lost August 15, 1917, British Isles

NEPAULIN, ex-NEPTUNE, auxiliary minesweeper, lost April 20, 1917, W Europe

NEPTUNIAN, trawler, lost October 27, 1918, British Isles

NERISSA II, trawler, lost February 28, 1918, Mediterranean

NESSUS, centaur killed by Hercules in Greek myth, 1st of name, destroyer, lost September 8, 1918, W Europe

NESTOR, hero of Greek myth, 2nd since 1781, destroyer (also destroyer lost WW2), lost May 31, 1916 - 3rd RN warship lost at Battle of Jutland W Europe

NEW COMET, trawler, lost January 20, 1917, British Isles

NEW DAWN, drifter, lost March 23, 1918, British Isles

NEW ZEALAND TRANSPORT, collier, lost June 14, 1917, Mediterranean

NEWBRIDGE, trawler, lost November 19, 1917, British Isles

NEWMARKET, auxiliary minesweeper, lost July 16, 1917, Mediterranean

NEXUS, drifter, lost March 13, 1918, British Isles

NIGER, West African river, 5th since 1759, minesweeper, ex-torpedo gunboat (also minesweeper lost WW2), lost November 11, 1914, W Europe

NIGHT HAWK, trawler, lost December 25, 1914, British Isles

NINA, drifter, lost August 2, 1917, British Isles

NITA PITA, motor boat, lost December 2#, British Isles

NOMAD, 1st of name, destroyer, lost May 31, 1916 - 4th RN warship lost at Battle of Jutland, W Europe

NORHILDA, collier, lost August 21, 1917, British Isles

NORTH STAR, the pole star, 3rd commissioned since 1810, destroyer, lost April 23, 1918 - 5th RN ship lost at Zeebrugge, W Europe

NORTH WALES, collier, lost November 16, 1914, Pacific Ocean

NORTHFIELD, collier, lost March 3, 1918, British Isles

NORTHUMBRIA, trawler, lost March 3, 1917, British Isles

NORTHVILLE, collier, lost February 17, 1918, British Isles

NOTTINGHAM, English city, 4th since 1703, light cruiser, lost August 19, 1916 - 1st of 2 cruisers lost that day, W Europe

NUBIAN, tribe, 1st of name (Co) or 2nd since 1901(C), destroyer (stern half of Nubian joined to wrecked bow half of Zulu, and new ship renamed Zubian), lost October 27, 1916, W Europe

NUCERIA, collier, lost October 2, 1917, Atlantic

NUGGET, fleet messenger, lost July 31, 1915, British Isles

NUMITOR, trawler, lost April 20, 1918, British Isles

O

OAKBY, collier, lost February 23, 1915, British Isles

OAKLEAF, oiler, ex-dummy battleship "Iron Duke", lost July 25, 1917, Atlantic

OCEAN FISHER, special service ship/Q-ship, lost June 16, 1918, British Isles

OCEAN FOAM, drifter, lost October 7, 1918, British Isles

OCEAN PLOUGH, drifter, lost August 27, 1916, British Isles

OCEAN SCOUT I, trawler, lost December 21, 1917, British Isles

OCEAN STAR, drifter, lost September 26, 1917, British Isles

OCEAN, 4th since 1761, battleship, lost March 18, 1915, Mediterranean

OCEAN’S GIFT II, drifter, lost August 30, 1917, British Isles

OCEANA, tug, lost October 18, 1918, British Isles

OCEANIC, armed merchant cruiser, lost September 8, 1914, W Europe

OILFIELD, oiler, lost March 16, 1918, British Isles

OKEMENT, collier, lost February 17, 1917, Mediterranean

OKINO, trawler, lost March 8, 1915, Mediterranean

OLGA - see ASHLEAF

ONWARD, trawler, lost July 11, 1916, British Isles

OOLA, collier, lost October 26, 1916, Arctic

OPAL, gemstone, 2nd since 1875, destroyer, lost January 12, 1918, W Europe

ORAMA, armed merchant cruiser, lost October 19, 1917, Atlantic

ORCADES, trawler, lost April 14, 1916, British Isles

ORIANDA, trawler, lost December 19, 1914, British Isles

ORION, dummy battleship - see ORUBA

ORLANDO, trawler, lost March 14, 1915, British Isles

OROPESA, armed merchant cruiser, lost October 9, 1917, Atlantic

ORPHESIA, trawler, lost July 22, 1917, Mediterranean

ORSINO, trawler, lost September 28, 1916, British Isles

ORTHOS, trawler, lost April 9, 1917, British Isles

ORUBA, dummy battleship "Orion", lost 1915, Mediterranean

OSMANIEH, fleet messenger, lost December 31, 1917, Mediterranean

OTHELLO II, trawler, lost October 31, 1915, British Isles

OTHONNA, trawler, lost April 20, 1917, British Isles

OTRANTO, armed merchant cruiser, lost October 6, 1918, W Europe

OTWAY, armed merchant cruiser, lost July 23, 1917, Atlantic

P

P.12, patrol boat, lost November 4, 1918, W Europe

P.26, patrol boat, lost April 10, 1917, W Europe

PALMLEAF, oiler, lost February 4, 1917, Atlantic

PANSY, drifter, lost January 20, 1917

PARAGON, 2nd since 1650 or 1652, destroyer, lost March 18, 1917, W Europe

PARITT - see CANDYTUFT

PARTRIDGE, gamebird, 5th (Co) or 6th (C) since 1809, destroyer (also destroyer lost WW2), lost December 12, 1917, W Europe

PATHFINDER, 1st of name, light cruiser, lost (also destroyer CTL WW2), lost September 5, 1914, W Europe

PATIA, armed merchant cruiser (merchantman of same name lost WW2 as fighter catapult ship), lost June 13, 1918, W Europe

PATRICK - see ANCHUSA, sloop

PAXTON - see LADY PATRICIA

PECHEUR, drifter, lost April 3, 1916, British Isles

PEGASUS, winged horse captured by Bellerophon in Greek myth, including 'Pegase', 6th since 1776 (Co) or 7th commissioned since 1585 (C), light cruiser, lost September 20, 1914, Indian Ocean

PELAGIA, drifter, lost November 28, 1916, British Isles

PENSHURST, special service ship/Q-ship, lost December 25, 1917, Atlantic

PENYLAN, collier, lost October 19, 1916, Mediterranean

PERA, collier, lost October 19, 1917, Mediterranean

PERSIER, collier, lost December 11, 1917, Mediterranean

PERSISTIVE, drifter, lost February 9, 1916, British Isles

PERUGIA, special service ship/Q-ship, lost December 3, 1916, British Isles

PEVERIL, special service ship/Q-ship, lost November 6, 1917, Atlantic

PHEASANT, gamebird, 6th commissioned since 1761, destroyer, lost March 1, 1917, W Europe

PHOENIX, Arabian bird of myth that sprang from the ashes, 14th warship commissioned (C) or 17th of name (Co) since 1546, destroyer (also submarine lost WW2), lost May 14, 1918, Mediterranean

PICTON CASTLE, trawler, lost February 19, 1917, British Isles

PINCHER, 6th since 1797, destroyer, lost July 24, 1918, W Europe

PINEWOOD, collier, lost February 17, 1918, British Isles

PISCATORIAL II, drifter, lost December 29, 1917, British Isles

PITSTRUAN, trawler, lost April 13, 1917, British Isles

PLANTIN, drifter, lost April 26, 1917, British Isles

PLETHOS, trawler, lost April 23, 1918, British Isles

PLUMPTON, race course, 1st of name, paddle minesweeper, lost October 19, 1918, Europe

PLUTUS, collier, lost April 24, 1917, British Isles

POLA, collier, lost March 18, 1917, Atlantic

POLAR PRINCE, collier, lost September 18, 1917, Atlantic

POLDOWN, collier, lost October 9, 1917, British Isles

POLRUAN, collier, lost October 25, 1916, British Isles

POLYANTHUS - see PEVERIL

PONUS, oiler, lost November 3, 1916, British Isles

POONAH, trawler, lost August 18, 1915, British Isles?

PORTHKERRY, collier, lost May 20, 1917, British Isles

PORTIA, fleet messenger, lost August 2, 1915, British Isles

POWHATAN, oiler, lost April 6, 1917, British Isles

PRESIDENT DESIRE MAAS - see DESIRE

PRESIDENT LUDWIG - see LUDGATE

PRIM - see CULLIST

PRIMULA, flower, 1st of name, sloop, lost March 1, 1916, Mediterranean

PRINCESS ALBERTA, fleet messenger, lost February 21, 1917, Mediterranean

PRINCESS ALICE, trawler, lost March 6, 1918, Mediterranean

PRINCESS BEATRICE, trawler, lost October 5, 1914, W Europe

PRINCESS IRENE, auxiliary minelayer, lost May 27, 1915, W Europe

PRINCESS OLGA, trawler, lost June 14, 1918, W Europe

PRINCESS VICTORIA, trawler, lost November 7, 1915, W Europe

PRIZE - see ELSE

PROPHET, collier, lost November 14, 1917, Mediterranean

PROTECT, drifter, lost March 16, 1917, British Isles

PRUDENTIA, oiler, lost January 12, 1916, British Isles

PUMA - see PEVERIL

PURLEY, collier, lost July 25, 1917, Atlantic

PURSUIT, drifter, lost April 22, 1918, British Isles

PURUNI, miscellaneous ship, lost August 29, 1918, Atlantic

PYTHON - see VELOX

Q

Q-1 - see PERUGIA

Q-6 - see ZYLPHA

Q-7 - see PENSHURST

Q-8 - see VALA

Q-10 - see BEGONIA

Q-12 - see TULIP

Q-15 - see SALVIA

Q-18 - see LADY OLIVE

Q-20 - see BAYARD

Q-21 - see ELSE

Q-23 - see SPEEDWELL II

Q-25 - see LADY PATRICIA

Q-27 - see WARNER

Q-36 - see PEVERIL

QUAIL III, trawler, lost June 23, 1915, British Isles

QUARRY and KNOWE (as two separate vessels) - see QUARRY KNOWE

QUARRY KNOWE, drifter, lost May 15, 1917, Mediterranean

QUEEN - see THE QUEEN

QUEEN MARY, wife of King George V of Great Britain and Ireland 1910-36, 1st of name, battlecruiser, lost May 31, 1916 - 2nd RN warship lost at Battle of Jutland, W Europe

QUEEN OF THE NORTH, auxiliary minesweeper, lost July 20, 1917, British Isles

QUERNMORE, commissioned escort ship, lost July 31, 1917, Atlantic

R

RACOON, American mammal also spelt "raccoon", 6th since 1780, destroyer, lost January 9, 1918, W Europe

RAGLAN, British C-in-C 1854-55 during Crimean War, 1st of name, monitor, lost January 20, 1918 - 1st of 2 monitors lost in this action, Mediterranean

RAMSEY - see THE RAMSEY

RAYVERNOL - see JASPER

REAPWELL, collier, lost November 27, 1916, Mediterranean

RECEPTO, trawler, lost February 16, 1917, British Isles

RECRUIT (1), 5th since 1806, destroyer, lost May 1, 1915, W Europe

RECRUIT (2), 6th of name, destroyer, lost August 9, 1917, W Europe

REDBREAST, fleet messenger, lost July 15, 1917, Mediterranean

REDCAR, race course, 1st of name, paddle minesweeper, lost June 24, 1917, British Isles

REDESMERE, collier, lost October 28, 1917, British Isles

RELEVO, trawler, lost December 30, 1916, Mediterranean

REMARKO, trawler, lost December 3, 1916, British Isles

REMEMBRANCE, special service ship/Q-ship, lost August 14, 1916, Mediterranean

REMINDO, trawler, lost February 2, 1918, British Isles

REMUS, collier, lost February 23, 1918, British Isles

RENARRO, trawler, lost November 10, 1918, Mediterranean

REPRO, trawler, lost April 26, 1917, British Isles

REPTON, collier, lost May 7, 1917, Mediterranean

RESONO, trawler, lost December 26, 1915, 1917, British Isles

RESOURCE II, yacht, lost November 12, 1915, British Isles

RESPONSO, trawler, lost December 31, 1915, British Isles

RESTORE, drifter, lost October 12, 1915, Mediterranean

REVENGE, special service ship/Q-ship - see FAME

REWA, hospital ship, lost January 4, 1918, British Isles

RHIANNON, yacht, lost July 20, 1915, British Isles

RHODESIA, trawler, lost April 19, 1915, British Isles

RHODODENDRON, flower, 1st of name, sloop, lost May 5, 1918, W Europe

RIBSTON, collier, lost April 23, 1916, Atlantic

RIO TIETE, collier, lost March 28, 1916, Atlantic

RIPARVO, trawler, lost November 2, 1918, Mediterranean

RIVER FORTH, collier, lost March 3, 1917, Mediterranean

ROBERT E LEE - see RAGLAN

ROBERT SMITH, trawler, lost July 20, 1917, Atlantic

ROBURN, drifter, lost October 27, 1916, British Isles

ROEDEAN, ex-ROEBUCK or ROEBUCK II, auxiliary minesweeper, lost January 13, 1915, British Isles

ROHILLA, hospital ship, lost October 30, 1914, British Isles

ROLULU, trawler, lost May 27, 1915, British Isles

ROMEO, frozen meat ship March 3, 1918, British Isles

ROMSDALEN, collier, lost February 17, 1917, British Isles

RONDO, trawler, lost March 3, 1915, British Isles

ROOKE, drifter, lost August 3, 1916, British Isles

ROSALIND, oiler, lost April 6, 1917, Atlantic

ROSE II, trawler, lost April 23, 1917, British Isles

ROSE LEA, collier, lost March 14, 1917, Atlantic

ROSE MARIE, collier, lost January 5, 1918, British Isles

ROSEHILL, collier, lost September 23, 1917, British Isles

ROSEVINE, drifter, lost May 24, 1917, British Isles

ROSIE or ROSIES, drifter, lost August 26, 1916, Mediterranean

ROSY MORN, trawler, lost January 13, 1916, British Isles

RUBIO, collier, lost February 25, 1918, British Isles

RUBY(1), trawler, lost November 24, 1915, Mediterranean

RUBY(2), trawler, lost October 17, 1917, W Europe

RUSSELL, admiral and victor of 1692 Anglo-Dutch v French Battle of La Hogue, 4th since 1692, battleship, lost April 27, 1916, Mediterranean

RUTHIN CASTLE, trawler, lost April 21, 1917, British Isles

S

S-3 - see ETHEL AND MILLIE

SALVIA, flower, 1st of name, sloop (also corvette lost WW2), lost June 20, 1917, Atlantic

SAMOSET, oiler, lost March 20, 1918, Mediterranean

SAN ONOFRE, oiler, lost May 12, 1917, Atlantic

SANDA, yacht, lost September 25, 1915, W Europe

SANDSEND, collier, lost September 16, 1917, British Isles

SAPPER, Admiralty trawler, lost December 29, 1917, North Sea

SARAH ALICE, trawler, lost September 26, 1916, British Isles

SARAH RADCLIFFE, collier, lost November 11, 1916, Atlantic

SARDIUS II, trawler, lost February 13, 1918, British Isles

SARNIA, armed boarding steamer, lost September 12, 1918, Mediterranean

SAROS - see BRADFORD CITY

SATRAP, collier, lost December 31, 1915, British Isles

SAXON PRINCE, trawler, lost March 28, 1916, British Isles

SCANIA, drifter, lost August 2, 1918, British Isles

SCHIEHALLION, trawler, lost June 9, 1915, Mediterranean

SCOTT, either Scottish writer Sir Walter or Antarctic explorer Captain Robert Falcon, 1st of name, flotilla leader, lost August 15, 1918, W Europe

SCOTT, trawler, lost October 22, 1915, British Isles

SEAGULL,seabird, 8th since 1795, minesweeper, ex-torpedo gunboat, lost September 30, 1918, W Europe

SEALARK II, trawler, lost September 30, 1918, British Isles

SEBASTIAN, oiler, lost May 10, 1917, Atlantic

SEISTAN, collier, lost October 23, 1917, British Isles

SELBY, drifter, lost May 15, 1917, Mediterranean

SELECT, drifter, lost April 16, 1918, British Isles

SENATOR, trawler, lost May 21, 1917, British Isles

SERENE, drifter, lost May 15, 1917, Mediterranean

SETTER, hunting dog, 1st of name, destroyer, lost May 17, 1917, W Europe

SHAITAN, auxiliary river gunboat, lost November 28, 1915, Near East

SHARK, fish species, including 'Sharke', 10th since 1691, destroyer (also submarine lost WW2, and destroyer renamed 'Svenner', Norwegian, lost WW2), lost May 31, 1916 - 5th RN warship lost at Battle of Jutland, W Europe

SILVER QUEEN, drifter, lost February 15, 1918, British Isles

SILVERTON, collier, lost July 13, 1916, Mediterranean

SILVERY HARVEST, drifter, lost May 16, 1918, British Isles

SILVERY WAVE, drifter, lost November 13, 1915, British Isles

SILVIA, oiler, lost August 23, 1915, British Isles

SIMOOM, hot Arabian desert wind, 3rd commissioned since 1849, destroyer (also submarine lost WW2), lost January 23, 1917, W Europe

SIRIUS, the dog star, 5th since 1786, blockship, expended, ex-light cruiser, lost April 23, 1918 - 7th RN ship lost at Zeebrugge, W Europe

SISTERS MELVILLE, trawler, lost February 13, 1917, British Isles

SLINGSBY - see LOWTYNE

SNAEFELL, armed boarding steamer, lost June 5, 1918, Mediterranean

SNEATON, collier, lost April 3, 1916, Mediterranean

SNOWDON, collier, lost May 19, 1918, Mediterranean

SNOWDONIAN, collier, lost July 31, 1917, Atlantic

SOPHRON, trawler, lost August 22, 1917, British Isles

SOUTHESK, drifter, lost July 7, 1917, British Isles

SOUTHINA, collier, lost July 7, 1917, Mediterranean

SPARROWHAWK, bird of prey, 5th since 1807, destroyer, lost May 31, 1916 - 9th RN warship lost at Battle of Jutland, W Europe

SPEEDWELL II, special service ship/Q-ship, lost July 15, 1918, British Isles

SPEEDWELL V, drifter, lost October 28, 1916, British Isles

SPEEDY, 6th since 1782, minesweeper, ex-torpedo gunboat (also destroyer lost 1922) lost September 3, 1914, W Europe

SPEETON, trawler, lost December 31, 1915, British Isles

SPENNYMOOR, collier, lost May 28, 1915, British Isles

SPIDER, Admiralty trawler, lost November 21, 1914, North Sea

SPINOZA - see BROWN MOUSE

SPOTLESS PRINCE, drifter, lost October 27, 1916, British Isles

SPRIGG - see ARBUTUS

ST DUNSTAN, dredger, lost September 23, 1917, British Isles

ST GOTHARD, collier, lost September 26, 1916, British Isles

ST IVES or SAINT IVES, trawler, lost December 21, 1916, British Isles

ST JOHN’S or SAINT JOHNS, trawler, lost June 3, 1918, Atlantic

ST SEIRIOL, auxiliary minesweeper, lost April 25, 1918, British Isles

STANDISH HALL, collier, lost February 4, 1918, Mediterranean

STAR OF BUCHAN or STAR O' BUCHAN, drifter, lost October 20, 1915, British Isles

STAR OF FREEDOM, trawler, lost April 19, 1917, British Isles

STAUNCH, 5th since 1797, destroyer, lost November 11, 1917, Mediterranean

STEELVILLE, collier, lost January 3, 1918, Mediterranean

STEPHEN FURNESS, armed boarding steamer, lost December 13, 1917, W Europe

STEPHENSON - see PEVERIL

STIRLING CASTLE, auxiliary patrol paddler, lost September 26, 1916, Mediterranean

STOCKFORCE, special service ship/Q-ship, lost July 30, 1918, British Isles

STONECROP - see GLENFOYLE

STRANTON - see CHAR

STRATHCARRON, collier, lost June 8, 1915, British Isles

STRATHGARRY, trawler, lost July 6, 1915, British Isles

STRATHMORE, drifter, lost August 20, 1918, British Isles

STRATHRANNOCH, trawler, lost April 6, 1917, British Isles

STRONGBOW, weapon, 1st of name, destroyer, lost October 17, 1917 - 1st of 2 destroyers lost in this action, W Europe

STRYMON, trawler, lost October 27, 1917, British Isles

SUCCESS, 15th since 1650, destroyer, lost December 27, 1914, W Europe

SUNBEAM I, drifter, lost April 16, 1918, British Isles

SURPRISE, including 'Surprize', 12th (C) or 13th (Co) since 1745, destroyer, lost December 23, 1917 - 2nd of 3 destroyers lost in this action, W Europe

SUSANNA, drifter, lost December 14, 1915, British Isles

SWALLOW, trawler, lost March 29, 1918, British Isles

SWIFT WINGS, collier, lost September 1, 1916, Mediterranean

SYREN - see BAYARD

T

TAIPO, trawler, lost June 24, 1917, British Isles

TAITS, drifter, lost May 15, 1917, Mediterranean

TAIYABI, collier, lost January 9, 1918, Atlantic?

TALISMAN - see LOUIS

TANDIL, collier, lost March 12, 1917, British Isles

TARA, armed boarding steamer, lost November 5, 1915, Mediterranean

TATARRAX, oiler, lost August 11, 1918, Mediterranean

TB.9, torpedo boat, lost July 26, 1916, W Europe

TB.10, torpedo boat, lost June 10, 1915, W Europe

TB.11, torpedo boat, lost March 7, 1916, W Europe

TB.12, torpedo boat, lost June 10, 1915, W Europe

TB.13, torpedo boat, lost January 26, 1916, W Europe

TB.24, torpedo boat, lost January 28, 1917, W Europe

TB.46, torpedo boat, lost December 27, 1915, Mediterranean

TB.64, torpedo boat, lost March 21, 1915, Mediterranean

TB.90, torpedo boat, lost April 25, 1918, Mediterranean

TB.96, torpedo boat, lost November 1, 1915, Mediterranean

TB.117, torpedo boat, lost June 10, 1917, W Europe

TEAKWOOD, oiler, lost April 28, 1917, Mediterranean

TEAL, trawler, lost January 2, 1917, British Isles

TEES TRADER - see LADY OLIVE

TELENA, oiler, lost April 21, 1917, Atlantic

TERN, trawler, lost February 23, 1915, British Isles

TERVANI, trawler, lost December 5, 1916, British Isles

TETTENHALL, trawler, lost May 23, 1917, British Isles

THAMES, tug, lost February 16, 1918, British Isles

THE BANYERS - see BANYERS

THE QUEEN, collier, lost August 17, 1915, British Isles

THE RAMSEY, armed boarding steamer, lost August 8, 1915, W Europe

THETIS, mother of Achilles in Greek myth, 11th (C) or 12th (Co) since 1717, blockship, ex-depot ship, ex-minelayer, ex-light cruiser (also submarine lost June 1939, raised and renamed 'Thunderbolt', lost in WW2), expended April 23, 1918 - 2nd RN ship lost at Zeebrugge W Europe

THISTLE IV, drifter, lost June 30, 1915, British Isles

THOMAS COLLARD or THOS. COLLARD, Admiralty trawler, lost March 1, 1918, NW Approaches

THOMAS CORNWALL or THOS. CORNWALL, Admiralty trawler, lost October 29, 1918, North Sea

THOMAS STRATTEN, trawler, lost October 20, 1917, British Isles

THOMAS W IRVIN, trawler, lost August 27, 1914, British Isles

THORNHILL - see WELLHOLME

THORPWOOD, collier, lost October 8, 1915, Mediterranean

THURINGIA, trawler, lost November 11, 1917, British Isles

TIGER, dummy battlecruiser - see MERION

TIPPERARY, Irish county, 1st of name, flotilla leader, lost May 31, 1916 - 8th RN warship lost at Battle of Jutland, W Europe

TITANIA - see TITHONUS

TITHONUS, armed boarding steamer, lost March 28, 1918, W Europe

TOKIO, trawler, lost December 12, 1917, British Isles

TOM TIT, trawler, lost December 2, 1914, British Isles

TORNADO, 1st of name, destroyer, lost December 23, 1917 - 3rd of 3 destroyers lost in this action, W Europe

TORRENT, 1st of name, destroyer, lost December 23, 1917 - 1st of 3 destroyers lost in this action, W Europe

TOSCA - see LADY PATRICIA

TOWHEE, trawler, lost June 15, 1917, British Isles

TOWNELEY, collier, lost January 31, 1918, British Isles

TRANSIT, drifter, lost May 15, 1917, Mediterranean

TREFUSIS, collier, lost April 7, 1917, Mediterranean

TREVOSE, collier, lost March 18, Atlantic

TRIUMPH, 7th commissioned since 1561, battleship (also submarine lost WW2), lost May 23, 1915, Mediterranean

TROCAS, oiler, lost January 19, 1918, Mediterranean

TROWBRIDGE, collier, lost November 14, 1917, Mediterranean

TRUNKBY, collier, lost May 27, 1916, Mediterranean

TRYGON, trawler, lost March 30, 1915, British Isles

TUBEROSE, drifter, lost August 31, 1916, British Isles

TUGELA, trawler, lost June 26, 1916, British Isles

TULIP II or TULIP, drifter, lost August 23, 1918, British Isles

TULIP, flower, 4th since 1652, sloop, lost April 30, 1917, Atlantic

TURBULENT, 2nd since 1805, destroyer (also submarine lost WW2), lost May 31, 1916 - 13th RN warship lost at Battle of Jutland, W Europe

TURNBRIDGE, collier, lost December 24, 1917, Mediterranean

TURQUOISE, fleet messenger, lost July 31, 1915, British Isles

TURRITELA, oiler, lost February 27, 1917, Indian Ocean

TWEED, collier, lost March 13, 1918, British Isles

TYNEMOUTH, collier, lost December 31, 1915, British Isles

U

ULLESWATER, lake also spelt 'Ullswater', 1st of name, destroyer, lost August 15, 1918, W Europe

ULYSSES, Latin rendering of the Greek hero Odysseus, 2nd commissioned since 1779, destroyer, lost October 29, 1918, W Europe

URMSTON GRANGE, blockship, expended 1914, British Isles

V

VALA, special service ship/Q-ship, lost August 21, 1917, Mediterranean

VALE OF LEVEN, trawler, lost July 10, 1917, British Isles

VALENTIA, collier, lost July 16, 1917, Atlantic

VALPA, trawler, lost March 19, 1916, British Isles

VANGUARD, 8th since 1586, dreadnought, lost July 9, 1917, W Europe

VEHEMENT, 1st of name, destroyer, lost August 2, 1918, W Europe

VELLORE, collier, lost March 25, 1917, Mediterranean

VELOX, 1st of name, destroyer, lost October 25, 1915, W Europe

VENETIA, collier, lost December 9, 1917, British Isles

VERACITY, drifter, lost February 15, 1918, British Isles

VERONA, yacht, lost February 24, 1917, British Isles

VIKING - see VIKNOR

VIKNOR, armed merchant cruiser, lost January 13, 1915, Atlantic

VINDICTIVE, 4th since 1779, blockship, ex-assault ship, ex-light cruiser, expended May 10, 1918, W Europe

VINETROE - see WILLOW BRANCH

VITALITY, trawler, lost October 20, 1917, British Isles

VITOL, oiler, lost March 7, 1918, British Isles

VIVANTI, trawler, lost March 7, 1917, British Isles

VULTURE II, trawler, lost March 16, 1918, British Isles

W

W. ELLIOTT, drifter, lost February 15, 1918, British Isles

WAITEMATA, collier, lost July 14, 1918, Mediterranean

WALTHAM, trawler, lost October 10, 1917, British Isles

WANETA, oiler, lost May 30, 1918, British Isles

WAPELLO, oiler, lost June 15, 1917, British Isles

WAR COUNCIL, collier, lost October 16, 1918, Mediterranean

WARNER, special service ship/Q-ship, lost March 13, 1917, Atlantic

WARRIOR, 3rd since 1781, large or 1st class armoured cruiser, lost May 31, 1916 - 14th RN warship lost at Battle of Jutland, W Europe

WATERLILY, drifter, lost July 23, 1915, British Isles

WAVENEY II, drifter, lost October 27, 1916, British Isles

WEIGELIA, trawler, lost February 28, 1916, British Isles

WELLHOLME, special service ship/Q-ship, lost January 30, 1918, British Isles

WERRIBEE - see WELLHOLME

WEST WALES, collier, lost January 21, 1918, Mediterranean

WESTBURY, collier, lost August 31, 1917, British Isles

WESTERN COAST, collier, lost November 17, 1917, British Isles

WESTPHALIA - see CULLIST

WESTWOOD, collier, lost October 3, 1918, British Isles

WHITE HEAD, store carrier, lost October 15, 1917, Mediterranean

WHITE ROSE, drifter, lost July 26, 1916, British Isles

WHOOPER, trawler, lost June 30, 1916, British Isles

WILLIAM MORRISON, trawler, lost November 28, 1915, British Isles

WILLIAM TENNANT, drifter, lost March 5, 1918, British Isles

WILLOW BRANCH, special service ship/Q-ship, lost April 25, 1918, Atlantic

WILSTON, collier, lost February 15, 1916, British Isles

WINLATON, collier, lost August 23, 1917, Mediterranean

WINSTREE - see ANCHUSA, sloop

WOLVERINE, carnivorous mammal, 5th (C) or 6th (Co) since 1798, destroyer, lost December 12, 1917, W Europe

WOOD, blockship, expended December 1915, Mediterranean

WORSLEY, trawler, lost August 14, 1915, British Isles

WRESTLER, tug, lost October 10, 1915

WYCHWOOD, collier, lost March 28, 1917, British Isles

X

XERXES, trawler, lost November 16, 1915, British Isles

Y

YESSO, trawler, lost February 9, 1917, British Isles

YOUNG LINNETT, drifter, lost May 15, 1917, Mediterranean

YUCCA, trawler, lost May 24, 1918, British Isles

Z

Z-5 - see BLACKWHALE

ZAFRA, collier, lost April 8, 1916, Mediterranean

ZAIDA, yacht, lost August 17, 1916, Mediterranean

ZAMBESI, collier, lost April 1, 1917, Mediterranean

ZAREFAH, yacht, lost May 8, 1917, British Isles

ZEUS - see MONA

ZOROASTER, collier, lost December 29, 1916, British Isles

ZULU, tribe, 1st of name, destroyer (also destroyer lost WW2), lost October 27, 1916, W Europe

ZYLPHA, special service ship/Q-ship, lost June 15, 1917, Atlantic

 
 

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