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Place Name : Anvil Point

Lat / Long : 50 ° 29 ' 40 '' - - 1 ° 55' 0'' West System used to obtain Long / Lat : unknown
OS Grid Ref - Square : 0 8 Figure : 0
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History
Sunk : Cause : torpedo Date Found :
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Postition
Orientation : unknown Lying : unknown Condition : Unknown
Seabed Type : Unknown
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Wreck Owner
Owner : P. Barrett
Access : -
War Grave : Unknown Protected : Unknown
Restrictions : unknown
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Vo London Ė Barry; ST Steamship (unspecified), AR 1 x 4.7 ins. QF. Stern mounted; LBD 131.22 x 16.55 x 8.69; PT London, FG United Kingdom; GT 5704. CGO BALLAST; BT 1902 W.Denny & Bros., Dumbarton; PN Screw, 6 cyl.tri.exp.; HP 389. CR 111; CL 56; PA 1; CP Doorley, Jí Gí Sí
Torpedoed by the German submarine UB-40. The explosion took place at 00.50 a.m. without warning, the vessel sinking in five minutes, giving the crew no time to launch the boats. A total of 26 European and 30 native crew members were lost, the one passenger, who survived, being a pilot. Twenty-six crew were picked up by the s.s. SELUN of Norway and landed at ST.Helenís, sixteen by a patrol vessel, the rest landing at Saint Albanís Head, presumably in a boat. Wreck lies in a general depth of 41m. The wreck is currently owned by P. Barrett and was identified when the shipís bell was recovered. Decca position (SW Chain) Red (H) 20.6; Purple (G) 53.0, least depth 34.9 m, orientated 135/315 degrees, standing 5m above the seabed.

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