Deeper Dorset website Guru Paul Smith with ships bell after the wreck was located and first dived After some spit and polish Chasseur no7 was reported sunk by E boats on October 11th or 12th 1942, in the English channel.


Steel Motor Schooner of Antwerp – Captain Groenen. Crew of nine saved. (LARN & Farr: p124) – Studland Bay, Poole. See also U-143


DCC: 03/04/1902. “Coal Vessel in Distress off Portland – Captain Washed Overboard. The steamer ROOK of London on Wednesday towed the barque YULAN, Harwich, into Newhaven in a disabled condition. The YULAN was bound from Hull to Salcombe with coals and was caught in Monday night’s gale off Portland, and rendered completely helpless, the mizzen … Read Article


Union Castle Line liner grounded overnight at Blacknor point Portland. A very lucky ship she managed to float off unaided the following morning, many of her 300 passengers slept through the incident!


American Vessel Sank at night off the Chesil Beach (Fleming: p48 VLI) NIL.


Interesting; Collided with the S.S. BRODICK CASTLE of Weymouth, This same steamship had previously run down the EDWARD & SARAH and FRIENDS. Ref. BOT: Wk. Rtn. 1907 Appx. C Table 1 p133(339). Western Gazette – Friday 19 July 1907  


Times: Tuesday, September 27, 1910, Issue 39388 – “Captain Bogle, of the Indian Army, and his sister, Miss Bogle, the son and daughter of Colonel Bogle, R. E. and Mrs. Bogle, of Weymouth, were drowned off Weymouth yesterday. In a squall in Weymouth Bay the boat in which they were sailing (WAVE) capsized. Captain Bogle … Read Article


An Admiralty hired drift netter; No. 2171. Nature of loss not recorded. St Alban’s Head. (LARN, VLI.) Ref. ADM.APV. 1919


Yacht – (LARN, VLI.) – Sank 6.3 miles E Anvil Point. Ref. MOD(N) Hyd. Wk. No. 013508271.