Wrecks List
Total Records: 1
Name Nationality Location Date Lost
Leukos   Irish  Tory Island Co Donegal  1940 

Leukos : 
Owner Tucker Tippett & Co.Aberdeen 
Flag Irish  Builder Torry S.B. & Co Aberdeen 
Port Dublin  Build Date 1914 
Official No 137154  Material Steel 
    Tonnage nrt/grt 216 / 212 / 83  
Ship type Steam Trawler  Dimensions 115.0 | 22.6 | 12.3
Ships Role  Fishing Vessel  Rigging Style   
Super Structure
 
Hull
 
Machinery
 
 
Wreck Location 12 Miles North West of Tory Island Co Donegal 
Date Lost 09/03/1940  Captain Thomason 
Cause Sank By Submarine  Crew Lost  
Position   Passengers Lost   
Google Map Location
 
 
History

Steam Trawler Leukos while fishing in company with a group of British Trawlers 12 miles off Tory Island , was attacted and sunk by gun fire without warning by U-38

At the time of the attack the neutral unarmed Leukos in accordance with the Hague Convention on neutrality had the designated neutral insignia an Irish Flag flying from her stern , an Irish Flag painted along her starboard and port sides and her Deck lights on

 
Record Created on  29/11/2008
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