BLACK HAWK

BLACK HAWK

 

BLACK HAWK SINKING

(Stern) – Armed American Steamship [50M] – Captain William L. Bunch. Detail in Dive Dorset: 138 p110: GPS; 50 26.17N; 02 25.30W. Also good detail in LARN. Torpedoed by German Submarine U-772 while part of convoy TBC-21. Chief Cook killed but the remainder of the crew were picked up by HMS DAHLIA. Wreck, Worbarrow Bay, Weymouth. (Clarke: 12/07/1944 & Photograph) The Liberty Ships: p79 & Burnett: p62.

BLACK HAWK PROP

The propellor salvaged from the stern section on Weymouth Quay in the 1970’s


Day of Loss: 29

Month of Loss: 12

Year of Loss: 1944


Longitude: 50 26.17

Latitude: 02 25.30


Approximate Depth: 50

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