Steamship – Captain J. H. F. Clement. Cargo IRON (Ore). [40] (Clarke: p50: GPS; 50 22.66N; 03 13.87W) Torpedoed by German Submarine U-40, Oberleutnant Howaldt. Seven men were picked up four hours after the sinking by the Norwegian S. S. BOB. The Captain, a passenger and 17 crew were lost. Bell recovered. Refs. LARN South Devon 1917; PRO: Kew Adm. 137/2963; British Merchant Ships sunk by U-Boats: WW1, p108; Lloyd’s Register: 1917-18 No. 23(G); LCWLR: WW1, p172 & British Vessels Lost at Sea: WW1, p6.

Day of Loss: 22

Month of Loss: 9

Year of Loss: 1917

Longitude: 50 22.66

Latitude: 03 13.87

Approximate Depth: 40