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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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Emile Robin 1893

EMILE ROBIN award to Captain John Wiltshire and Chief Officer Frederick Stone of the ss Mohawk of London for the rescue of the crew of the schooner Alton S Marshall of Gloucester, Massachusetts on the 28 March 1893. We cleared from London, March 22 for New York. On March 28 at 3 am., in Lat. 46 […]

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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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Emile Robin 1948

EMILE ROBIN award to Capt PA Moffoot and Chief Officer Owen Medwyn Jones of the ss Empire Plover for the rescue of 11 of the crew of the mv Famagusta on the 19 Mar 1948 On 19th March 1948, the Empire Plover, having previously received a request by wireless to stand by from the Famagusta, […]

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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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Edward & Maisie Lewis Award 1989

EDWARD AND MAISIE LEWIS award to the crews of SAR Sea King helicopter of 771 and SAR Sea King helicopter of B Flight 202 Squadron RAF Brawdy for the rescue of the crew from the freighter Secil Japan 12 Mar 1989. Early in the evening of 12 March 1989 the Korean freighter Secil Japan was […]

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