AMY

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AMY TIMES MARCH 26TH 1928

A ‘Q’ ship was a smallish warship disguised as a merchant ship which went hunting German Submarines.  If you search these records you will note that many of the losses from the U-Boats (U-Boot or Unterseeboot) were not always from torpedoes, the submarine would often sink merchant ships by gunfire or the placing explosives on board. The ‘Q’ boat would wait until the U Boat was close then run up the White Ensign, and attack. Highly risky since the U Boat commanders were suspicious an would often keep their distance.

Small Sailing Ship [46M] – (Dive Dorset: 112 p97 & Clarke: – 50 26.43N; 02 31.20W) – Scuttled as part of the filming for ‘Q Ships’. (Picture – LePard: p30) See also UB-19 & UC-18

The charted position of the Amy is incorrect as it is the wreck of an iron sailing ship from which an unmarked bell was recovered. What remains of the Amy is yet to be discovered. Grahame Knott database

AMY ON HER LAST VOYAGE

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Day of Loss: 15

Month of Loss: 3

Year of Loss: 1928


Longitude: 50 26.43

Latitude: 02 31.20


Approximate Depth: 46

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