built by Newport News Shipbuilding & Drydock Co., Newport News in 1913 and owned at the time of her loss by The Texas Company, New York, was an American tanker of 5225 tons. On March 18th, 1917, Illinois, on a voyage from London to Port Arthur in ballast, was scuttled by the German submarine UC-21 … Read Article


Norwegian Tanker – (Clarke: GPS; 50 21.38N; 03 24.47W) Bombed by German Aircraft. 28 of the crew were killed. LARN South Devon 1941. Refs. LCWLR: WW2, p219; Devon Shipwrecks: 1974 p249; Dive South Cornwall: p97 & Dictionary of Disaster at Sea: 1990 Ed. p108.


Steam Driven Oil Tanker [18M] – Cargo, Diesel & Heating Oil. Dive Dorset: 184 p142 & Clarke: GPS; 50 35.40N; 02 18.37W & (More detail in LARN) – Hit mine and sank on the Lulworth Banks. (LePard: p32). Legg: p54 & Farr: p57.   REPORT OF AN INTERVIEW WITH MR. W.P.BOOTH, CHIEF OFFICER OF THE … Read Article


A tanker which sank in bad weather, with survivors getting ashore on the Isle of Wight. Wreck lies in about 30 M – LARN – 8 miles ESE of Anvil Point. Only ref. MOD(N) Hyd Wk. No. 013508738.