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SS Stanley

On this day (21st March) WW1 Shipwreckollections

SS Stanley (1914-1917) British merchant vessel SS Stanley was built in 1914 by Irvine’s Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. Ltd., West Hartlepool. At the time of her loss, the vessel of 3,987 tonnes was owned by Pyman G. & Co., also of West Hartlepool.

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SS Narragansett

On this day (16th March) WW1 Shipwreckollections

SS Narragansett (1903-1917) British tanker SS Narragansett was built in 1903 by Scott Shipbuilding & Engineering Co., Greenock. At the time of her loss, the vessel of 9,196 tonnes was owned by Anglo-American Oil Co. Ltd., London.

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SS Bray Head

On this day (14th March) WW1 Shipwreckollections

SS Bray Head (1894-1917) SS Bray Head was a British merchant vessel of 3,077 tonnes, built in 1894 by Swan & Hunter Ltd., Newcastle-upon-Tyne. At the time of her loss, she was owned by the Ulster Steamship Co.

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Captain Archibald Smith, VC

On this day (10th March) The commemoration of Captain Archibald Smith VC

Today we celebrate the centenary of the action for which Captain Archibald Smith was awarded posthumously the VC Captain Archibald Smith, Mercantile Marine, was the master of the SS Otaki, a refrigerated cargo liner, of the New Zealand Shipping Company.

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SV Inverlogie

On this day (9th March) WW1 Shipwreckollections

SV Inverlogie (1893-1917) British sailing vessel Inverlogie was built in 1893 by Fairfield Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Limited., Govan. At the time of her loss, she was owned by Milne George & Co., Aberdeen.

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Skill and Gallantry Awards

Heroes of the Sea to be Honoured

National Maritime Charity Calls for Skill and Gallantry Awards Nominations The Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society is calling on members of the maritime community, and rescue organisations, to nominate colleagues and associates who have demonstrated outstanding skill and gallantry in rescuing those in peril at sea. The Society, which has provided financial support to merchant seafarers, fishermen […]

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