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Steamship, Requisitioned P & O Liner [43M] – Captain A. B. Armitage. General~Cargo. (Detail and photographs in Dive Dorset: 58 p56 to 58), (Divers guide; Weymouth & Portland: Ed 5 p32 No. 51) – 50 29.66N; 02 43.02W. Article, Grahame Knott, Divers Guide; Weymouth & Portland: Ed. 4, page 25. (Excellent detail also in LARN, 1917) – Another vessel, sunk by German~Submarine UB-40, 15 miles SW Portland~Bill. Refs. LCWLR: WW1, p157; British Merchant Ships sunk by U-Boats: WW1, p183; British Vessels Lost at Sea: WW1, p59; Lloyd’s Register: 1918-19 No. 285(S) & PRO: Kew. Adm. 137/2962. Portland~Museum Wreck No. 10.


Day of Loss: 20

Month of Loss: 7

Year of Loss: 1917


Longitude: 50 29.66

Latitude: 02 43.02


Approximate Depth: 43

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