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Passenger Liner [56M] (Clarke: GPS not given.)  This vessel was a troop ship in WW1 and was stranded in Rathlin Island in 1918 but was re-floated.  In WW2 she was part of a convoy carrying the Convoy Commander and his staff.  She was sunk by German Aircraft 11 miles and 45 degrees from Portland Bill.

Refs. LARN South Devon 1940; Lloyd’s Register: 1937-8 No. 19667(A) & LCWLR: WW2, p95.

National Archives

Grahame Knott database


Day of Loss: 4

Month of Loss: 7

Year of Loss: 1940


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Approximate Depth: 56

Aliases, aka: The spread out wreck