Bell recovered from the wreck of the Chorley early 2000’s


Steamship – Cargo Ammunition. [61M] – (Clarke: GPS; 50 19.069N; 03 03.47.5W) – Torpedoed by German Submarine UB-48. The crew were picked up by a patrol vessel and landed at Weymouth. Refs. LARN South Devon 1917; Lloyd’s Register: 1915-16 No9. 957(C); LCWLR: WW1, p107; British Vessels Lost at Sea: WW1, p38 & British Merchant Ships sunk by U-Boats: WW1.

Day of Loss: 22

Month of Loss: 3

Year of Loss: 1917

Longitude: 50 19.069

Latitude: 03 03.47.5

Approximate Depth: 61