HMS WARRIOR II. Requisitioned Luxury 1000 ton Yacht [54M] – (Excellent detail in Dive Dorset: 194 p146 – 50 21.56N; 02 12.23W) – Bombed and sunk by German Aircraft in WW2 having survived WW1. There is a single gun mounted on the bow. 13 miles SE of Portland Bill she lies in 60 metres. Other … Read Article
Subject of a Nautical Archaeology Society Adopt a Wreck. Also Clarke: NIL.
See LARN, 1944 A late Type V11C Submarine, sunk by Allied bombs. [51M] (Clarke: GPS; 50 24.70N; 02 26.00W) The U-Boat.
U-672 [18/07/1944] See The U-Boat
Coastal Steamship [58M] – (Dive Dorset: 53 p55: GPS; 50 22.60N; 02 44.40W) – Attacked and sunk by German Aircraft, 13 miles WSW of Portland Bill killing 23 crew. (LARN) – Cargo COAL. Only the captain and two crew survived. Refs. Dictionary of Disaster at Sea: Vol. 2, p716; LCWLR: WW2, p128 & Lloyd’s Register: … Read Article
HMS SONA Warship, Anti Submarine Vessel – Converted to an accommodation ship and sunk by German Aircraft in Poole Harbour, moved to Studland Bay with the ABEL TASMAN & PRINSES JULIANA. Ref. SRN: Vol. 2 p336.
HMS SARGASSO. Armed Yacht/Minesweeper [35M] – (LARN) – Hired as a danlayer in October 1939, Hit mine and sunk 10.5 miles ESE of Anvil Point. SRN: Vol. 2, p321. & British Vessels Lost at Sea: WW2, p28.
Steamship, Requisitioned P & O Liner [43M] – Captain A. B. Armitage. General Cargo. (Detail and photographs in Dive Dorset: 58 p56 to 58), (Divers guide; Weymouth & Portland: Ed 5 p32 No. 51) – 50 29.66N; 02 43.02W. Article, Grahame Knott, Divers Guide; Weymouth & Portland: Ed. 4, page 25. (Excellent detail also in … Read Article
Steamship [55M] – (LARN) – Attacked by the German E-Boat, 2nd Flotilla. Survivors were picked up by S.S. GRIPFAST. Note: LARN states that GRIPFAST was not sunk? (Clarke: GPS; 50 21.71N; 02 58.06W) E-Boat Raid Refs. LCWLR: WW2, p489; British Vessels Lost at Sea: WW2, p38 & Lloyd’s Register: 1940-1 No. 82392(R).
Dutch Steamship [53M] – (LARN) – Sunk be German E-Boat (2nd Flotilla?) Lyme Bay. (Clarke: p90: GPS; 50 21.56N; 02 57.56W) E-Boat Raid. Refs. LCWLR: WW2, p488 & Lloyd’s Register: 1940-1 No. 82087(R).