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SS Allie

Remembering British merchant and fishing ships sunk in February, 1917

Date Name of Ship Merchant/Fishing Gross Tonnes 1 February Essonite Merchant 589 1 February Inverlyon Fishing (Smack) 59 1 February Ada Fishing (Smack) 24 2 February Isle of Arran Merchant (S.V) 1,918 3 February Eavestone Merchant 1,858 3 February Port Adelaide Merchant 8,181 3 February Hollinside Merchant 2,682 3 February Belford (S.V) Merchant (S.V) 1,905 […]

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SS Tritonia

On this day (27th February WW1 Shipwreckollections

SS Tritonia (1905-1917) Built in Greenock by Scott Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. in 1905, Tritonia was a British steamer ship of 4,445 gross tonnes. At the time of her loss, she was owned by the Donaldson Line, Glasgow.

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On this day (23rd February WW1 Shipwreckollections

SS Trojan Prince (1896-1917) SS Trojan Prince was a British passenger and cargo ship of 3,273 tonnes. Built in 1896 by Readhead John & Sons Ltd., South Shields, she was owned by Prince Line Ltd., London, at the time of her loss.

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Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society Welcomes New President

The Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society has welcomed its new President Admiral Sir George Zambellas GCB, DSC, DL, FRAeS to its Chichester headquarters to see staff at work and attend a grants meeting to learn more about support the Society gives to those facing financial difficulties in the retired and serving seafaring community. Admiral Sir George completed […]

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SS Princess Alberta

On this day (21st February) WW1 Shipwreckollections

SS Princess Alberta (1905-1917) British passenger and cargo ship SS Princess Alberta was built in 1905 by Caledon Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd., Dundee. At the time of her loss, she was owned by Langlands M. & Sons, Liverpool.

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SS Lady Ann

On this day (16th February) WW1 Shipwreckollections

SS Lady Ann (1882-1917) British merchant vessel SS Lady Ann was built in 1882 by Austin S.P. & Son Ltd., Sunderland. At the time of her loss, Lady Ann was owned by Nisbet Edward T. – Lambton & Hetton Collieries Ltd., Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

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SS Margarita

On this day (14th February WW1 Shipwreckollections

SS Margarita (1902-1917) British merchant vessel SS Margarita was built in 1902 by Ailsa Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Troon. At the time of her loss, she was owned by Zillah Shipping & Carrying Co. Ltd., Liverpool.

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FV Benbow

On this day (9th February) WW1 Shipwreckollections

FV Benbow (1898-1917) British fishing vessel Benbow was built in 1898 by Cochrane & Cooper Ltd., Beverley, and at the time of her loss was owned by Baker & Grant Steam Fishing, Grimsby.

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SS Corsican Prince

On this day (7th February) WW1 Shipwreckollections

SS Corsican Prince (1900-1917) and SS Saint Ninian (1894-1917) SS Corsican Prince was built in 1900 by Short Bros., Sunderland. At the time of her loss, she was owned by Prince Line Ltd., London.

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SV Isle of Arran

On this day (2nd February) WW1 Shipwreckollections

SV Isle of Arran (1892-1917) The British merchant sailing vessel SV Isle of Arran was built in 1892 by Russell & Co. Ltd., Greenock. At the time of her loss she was owned by Thomas, R. & Co., Liverpool. She weighed 1,918 tonnes.

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