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SS Lady Ann

Remembering British merchant and fishing ships sunk in March, 1917

Date Name of Ship Merchant/Fishing Gross Tons 1 March Drina Merchant 11,483 1 March Tillycorthie Merchant 382 1 March Chatburn Merchant 1,942 1 March Munificent Merchant 3,270 1 March Jumna Merchant 4,152 1 March Herbert Ingram Fishing 142 1 March Redcap Fishing 199 2 March Utopia Merchant (S.V) 184 2 March Gazelle Merchant (S.V) 119 […]

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SS Somme

On this day (30th March) WW1 Shipwreckollections

SS Somme (1916-1917) SS Somme was a British steamer of 1828 tonnes. Built by Austin S. P & Son Ltd., Sunderland, she was owned by the Normandy Shipping Co. Ltd., London at the time of her loss.

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SS Oakwell

On this day (28th March) WW1 Shipwreckollections

SS Oakwell (1887-1917) British merchant vessel of 248 tonnes, SS Oakwell, was built in 1887 by Craig, Taylor & Company Ltd., Stockton-on-Tees. At the time of her loss, Oakwell was owned by United Glass Bottle Manufacturers Ltd.

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SS Clan Macmillan

On this day (23rd March) WW1 Shipwreckollections

SS Clan Macmillan (1901-1917) British merchant steam ship Clan Macmillan was built in 1901 by Mcmillan A. & Son Ltd., Dumbarton. At the time of her loss, she was owned by Clan Line Steamers Ltd., London.

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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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