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On this day (19th July) WW1 Shipwreckollections

SS Justicia (1914-1918) SS Justicia was a British troopship built in 1914 by Harland & Wolff Ltd., Belfast. Before completion, Justicia was acquired by the British government and operated by the White Star Line.

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On this day (17th July) WW1 Shipwreckollections

HMS Carpathia (1903-1918) British ocean liner, HMS Carpathia was built in 1903 by Swan & Hunter Ltd., Newcastle-Upon-Tyne. At the time of her loss 15 years later, she was owned by the Cunard Steamship Co. Ltd., Liverpool.

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On this day (13th July) WW1 Shipwreckollections

SS Plawsworth (1917-1918) SS Plawsworth was a British merchant vessel built by Richardson, Duck & Co. Ltd., Stockton in 1917 and owned at the time of her loss by Dalgliesh Steam Shipping Co. Ltd., Newcastle. She was was a steamer of 4,724 tonnes.

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On this day (2nd July) WW1 Shipwreckollections

SS Shirala (1901-1918) SS Shirala was a British merchant vessel built by A. & J. Inglis, Glasgow in 1901 and owned at the time of her loss by British India Steam Navigation Co. Ltd.

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Remembering British merchant ships sunk in June, 1918

Date Name of Ship Merchant/Fishing Gross Tonnes 3 June Nora Merchant 3,933 3 June Glaucus Merchant 5,295 5 June Polwell Merchant 2,013 5 June Harpathian Merchant 4,588 5 June Archbank Merchant 3,767 5 June Menzaleh Merchant 1,859 6 June Huntsland Merchant 2,871 7 June Diana Merchant 1,119 7 June Hogarth Merchant 1,231 8 June Saima […]

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2018 Photography Competition Launched!

The Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society, is once again on the lookout for photographers to submit their favourite images honouring Britain’s proud maritime heritage, for its annual competition searching for the UK’s ultimate sea view. Launched to mark national Seafarers Awareness Week (23rd-30th June), the Society’s Maritime Photographic Competition, sponsored by the Fishmongers’ Company and supported by […]

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