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SS Pan Pennsylvania

On This Day (26th April) – WW2 Shipwreckollections

The SS Pan Pennsylvania (1943-1944) On the 24th April 1944, the American Tanker Pan Pennsylvania had been en route to Britain when it was struck with a missile from U-550.

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SS Empire Howard

On This Day (16th April) – WW2 Shipwreckollections

The SS Empire Howard (1941-1942) On the 16th of April 1942, the SS Empire Howard was part of a convoy delivering supplies to the Soviet Union to aid them against Nazi Germany on the Eastern Front.

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The SS Waroonga

On This Day (10th April) – WW2 Shipwreckollections

The SS Waroonga (1914-1943) The SS Waroonga was travelling to England from Halifax as part of convoy HX-231 when in the late evening of the 8th of April, U-635 torpedoed both the SS Waroonga and the SS Shillong. Both ships were able to continue until another U-Boat, U-630, fired again at each vessel.

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Shanty Festival

Perranporth SHOUT (02/04/15)

Stamp and Go’s Sea Songs and Shanty Festival The SHOUT festival will take place over three days in Perranporth from the 17th to the 19th of April. With events like Shout Sessions, the Shout at Lunchtime, the Shouting Concert and Shouting on the Beach there’s plenty of shouting for everyone!

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SS Beaverdale

On This Day (31st March) – WW2 Shipwreckollections

The SS Beaverdale (1928-1941) On this day 74 years ago, the SS Beaverdale was hit by the infamous U-48, credited with the sinking of 52 ships.

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Neutral Shores

A Recommended Good Read (19/03/15)

If you want to know about the Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society’s activities in Ireland in helping survivors from vessels sunk in WWII’s Battle of the Atlantic then Mark McShane’s book, Neutral Shores, is the one for you.

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