Sunk 3/2/1918 by UB 59 East Shambles LV 15 lost.
Ketch – (LARN, 1918) – Sunk (Torpedoed) by German Submarine UB-58, 8 miles SSE Portland Bill. Refs. Lloyd’s Register: 1917-18 No. 6(W) & LCWLR: WW1, p197.
Great Lakes Steamer – (Clarke: GPS; 50 21.068N; 03 06.000W) Torpedoed by a German Submarine. NIL.
Norwegian Steamship – Captain O. Amble. Cargo COAL. (Clarke: GPS; 50 27.30N; 02 24.12W.) & (LARN) – Scuttled by German Submarine, 4 miles off Portland Bill. Refs. Allied, Neutral & Central Merchant Shipping Losses WW1: p105; Lloyd’s Register: 1915-16 No. 208(V) & LCWLR: WW1, p131.
Armed? Argentine Steamship [27M] – See EMPIRE CRUSADER in LARN – Anvil Point (Clarke: GPS 50 36.60N; 01 43.60W) Torpedoed and sunk by German Submarine UB-59. Refs. Allied, Neutral & Central Merchant Shipping Losses WW1: p56 & LCWLR: WW1, p309.
British Merchant Steamship [50M] – Captain L. S. Scott. Cargo, Bulk Flour. (LARN) & (Dive Dorset: 152 p117), (Divers Guide; Weymouth & Portland: Ed5 Wk No. 71 & Ed 4 p35 Wk 28) – 50 23.68N; 02 24.42W. Torpedoed and sunk by German Submarine U-84; six crew were killed. (Clarke: GPS:50 23.70N, 02 24.46W) Sank … Read Article
Swedish Steamship Cargo COAL. [46M] – (Clarke: GPS; 50 28.18N; 03 00.57W) Torpedoed by German Submarine UB-104, Oberleutnant Bieber on route to Penarth, S Wales. Refs. LARN South Devon 1918; Allied, Neutral & Central Merchant Shipping Losses WW1: p121; Dive South Cornwall: p53 & MOD(N) Hyd. Wk. No. 013304045.
Sailing Barque – Captain G. Olsen. Cargo, Log Wood. (LARN, VLI.) – Sank off Portland. Refs. LCWLR: WW1, p80 & Lloyd’s Register: 1915-16 No. 13(U).
Norwegian Steamship [46M] – Captain I. Gaulen. Excellent detail in Dive Dorset: 51 p54: GPS; 50 27.98N; 02 45.14W. Also LARN – Sunk by a German Submarine 9 miles WNW of Portland Bill. Cargo COAL. Allied, Neutral & Central Merchant Shipping Losses WW1: p104. & LCWLR: WW1, p152.
Early on the morning of 08/01/1919, the surrendered German Submarine U-143 grounded on the Hook Sands during a southerly gale, and as daylight came she was seen surrounded by broken water with seas frequently sweeping over her. She had been on her way to Japan as an item of war reparations., escorted by the Japanese … Read Article