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British Merchant Steamship [50M] – Captain L. S. Scott. Cargo, Bulk Flour. (LARN) & (Dive Dorset: 152 p117), (Divers Guide; Weymouth & Portland: Ed5 Wk No. 71 & Ed 4 p35 Wk 28) – 50 23.68N; 02 24.42W. Torpedoed and sunk by German~Submarine U-84; six crew were killed. (Clarke: GPS:50 23.70N, 02 24.46W) Sank 7 miles off Portland~Bill. Refs. LCWLR: WW1, p95; British Vessels Lost at Sea: WW1, p95; Dictionary of Disaster at Sea: Vol. 2 p730; British Merchant Ships sunk by U-Boats: WW1, p240 & Lloyd’s Register: 1916-17 No. 22(V).


Day of Loss: 7

Month of Loss: 2

Year of Loss: 1917


Longitude: 50 23.68

Latitude: 02 24.42


Approximate Depth: 50

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