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Total Records: 1
Name Nationality Location Date Lost
Thirlby   British  Fastnet rock Co Cork  1917 

Thirlby : SS Thirlby
Owner R . Ropner & Co West Hartlepool 
Flag British  Builder R.Ropner & Co Stockton 
Port West Hartlepool  Build Date 1898 
Official No 106990  Material Steel 
    Tonnage nrt/grt 2009 
Ship type Steam Ship  Dimensions 272 | 39.5 | 
Ships Role  Cargo Ship  Rigging Style   
Super Structure
Wreck Location 122 miles west of the  Fastnet rock Co Cork 
Date Lost 02/07/1917  Captain  
Cause Torpedoed & Sunk  Crew Lost
Position 51.39 N / 12.52 W  Passengers Lost   
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The British Merchant Steam Ship Thirlby was Torpedoed and sunk by the German Uboat UC31 100 miles west of Bear Island Co Kerry on voyage Bonanza to Garston with copper ore.

Record Created on  09/11/2008
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