ZWALUW

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

YULAN

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

WINCHESTER CASTLE

Union Castle Line liner, grounded on the Blacknor Rocks at Portland. Managed to float off. See photograph in LePard p107. NIL.

WILLIAM BREWSTER

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

WILD SWAN

Interesting; Collided with the S.S. BRODRICK 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).

WAVE

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

WATERLILY

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

WATCHDOG

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

VILLE DE TOULON

Times: Tuesday, February 4, 1913, Issue 40126 – “The dredger Ville de Toulon was lost off Portland.” Ship Incident