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Steamship [44M] Cargo COAL. (Clarke: GPS; 50 22.73N; 3 25.32W) nearer Devon? Torpedoed by German Submarine UB-80, Kapitanleutnant Biebeg. The ship’s purser and seven lascars were killed. Wreck is owned by a syndicate of divers, headed by a Ken Breeze. See LARN North Devon 1917

Refs. PRO: Kew. Adm. 137/2963; Lloyd’s Register: 1915-16 No. 828(B); British Merchant Ships sunk by U-Boats: WW1, p23; British Vessels Lost at Sea: WW1, p74 & LCWLR: 1914-15.


Day of Loss: 27

Month of Loss: 11

Year of Loss: 1917


Longitude: 50 22.73

Latitude: 3 25.32


Approximate Depth: 44

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