Wooden schooner – 108 tons – Built by Spence, Kingston 1878 – Owned by P Donovan, Fowey – Captain W. Dunne. Cargo COAL – En-route to France from Cardiff – Attacked by gunfire from UB-38, vessel abandoned, robbed for food and paraffin oil, and then scuttled by the German Submarine 7 miles W Portland Bill. The survivors were picked up by a patrol vessel and landed in Weymouth. Refs. LCWLR:WW1, p124; British Vessels Lost at Sea: WW1, p46; Lloyd’s Register: 1917-18 No. 115(J) & PRO: Kew Adm. 137/2961.

Day of Loss: 27

Month of Loss: 4

Year of Loss: 1917



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