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SS Dundee

On this day (31st January) WW1 Shipwreckollections

SS Dundee (1906-1917) The British merchant vessel SS Dundee weighing 2,278 tonnes was built in 1892 by Caledon Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd, Dundee. At the time of her loss, she was owned by Canada Steamship Lines Ltd., Montreal.

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Remembering British merchant and fishing ships sunk in January, 1917

Date Name of Ship Merchant/Fishing Tonnage 1st January Baycraig Merchant 3,761 1st January Ivernia Merchant 14,278 1st January Holly Branch Merchant 3,568 2nd January Carlyle Merchant 466 4th January Wragby Merchant 3,641 4th January Lonclara Merchant 1,294 5th January Allie Merchant 1,127 5th January Lesbiau Merchant 2,555 6th January Hudworth Merchant 3,966 6th January Beaufront […]

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SS Matheran

On this day (26th January) WW1 Shipwreckollections

SS Matheran (I) (1906-1917) British merchant steamer SS Matheran was built in 1906 by Harland & Wolff Ltd., Belfast. She was owned, at the time of her loss, by Brocklebank T., & J. Ltd, Liverpool.

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SS Clan Shaw

On this day (23rd January) WW1 Shipwreckollections

SS Clan Shaw (1902-1917) The British steamer SS Clan Shaw was built in 1902 by Doxford W. & Sons, Sunderland, and at the time of her loss was owned by Clan Line Steamers Ltd, London.

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SS Tremeadow

On this day (19th January) WW1 Shipwreckollections

SS Tremeadow (1905 – 1917) British merchant steamer, SS Tremeadow, was built in 1905 by J. Readhead & Sons Ltd., South Shields. She was owned by Hain Steamship Co. Ltd. at the time of her loss.

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On this day (18th January) WW1 Shipwreckollections

SS Manchester Inventor (I) (1902 – 1917) The merchant British steamer SS Manchester Inventor was built in 1902 by Northumberland Shipbuilding Co. Ltd, Newcastle. At the time of her loss, she was owned by Manchester Liners Ltd. On 18 January 1917, on a voyage from St John, New Brunswick to Manchester, carrying general cargo, Manchester […]

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Appeal over cook’s watch from torpedoed SS Athenia

A museum which was gifted a watch, worn by a cook on the first British ship to be sunk by Germany in World War Two, is hoping to trace the seaman’s family. Sidney Worrall was badly injured in the attack on the Athenia in 1939, which killed 117 people, and passed his watch to a […]

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The Big Life Fix With Simon Reeve

Studio Lambert, the BAFTA-winning TV production company behind Gogglebox, Doctor in the House and The Big Life Fix With Simon Reeve are currently producing the second series of the hit BBC Two show “The Big Life Fix”. This exciting and innovative science series sees a team of skilled scientists, engineers and designers create bespoke technology for […]

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SS Brentwood

On this day (12th January) WW1 Shipwreckollections

SS Brentwood (1904 – 1917) SS Brentwood was built in 1904 by Austin S.P. & Son, Sunderland and owned by Cory Colliers Ltd.

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ss-brookwood

On this day (10th January) WW1 Shipwreckollections

SS Brookwood (1904 – 1917) SS Brookwood, a merchant British steamer, was built in 1904 by Ropner & Son, Stockton-on-Tees. At the time of her loss, she was owned by Constantine Joseph.

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