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Ship Losses 1917


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#1 mostyn

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Posted 18 January 2012 - 10:42 AM

Is it true that the Allies lost 2439 ships due to enemy action in 1917?

#2 Sandie

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Posted 18 January 2012 - 10:53 AM

Incredibly that figure was only to submarines. By far 1917 was the worst year.

Allied & Neutral Ships Lost 1914 - 1918:
1917
Lost to submarines
2,439
Lost to surface craft
64
Lost to mines
170
Lost to aircraft
3

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Posted 18 January 2012 - 11:07 AM

Here's the full breakdown:

1914
Lost to submarines
3
Lost to surface craft
55
Lost to mines
42
Lost to aircraft
0
1915
Lost to submarines
396
Lost to surface craft
23
Lost to mines
97
Lost to aircraft
0
1916
Lost to submarines
964
Lost to surface craft
3
Lost to mines
161
Lost to aircraft
0
1918
Lost to submarines
1,035
Lost to surface craft
3
Lost to mines
27
Lost to aircraft
1



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