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Total Records: 1
Name Nationality Location Date Lost
Wychwood   British  St.George's Channel  1917 

Wychwood : 
Owner W.France, Fenwick & Co Ltd, London 
Flag British  Builder Osbourne,Graham &Co,Sunderland 
Port London  Build Date 1907 
Official No 125606  Material  
    Tonnage nrt/grt 1985 
Ship type Steam Ship  Dimensions 279.1 | 40.3 | 
Ships Role  Cargo  Rigging Style   
Super Structure
 
Hull
 
Machinery
 
 
Wreck Location  St.George's Channel 
Date Lost 28/03/1917  Captain  
Cause Torpedoed  Crew Lost
Position 52.34 N / 05.59 W  Passengers Lost   
Google Map Location
 
 
History

SS Wychwood , Voyage Barry for Scapa Flow with a cargo of coal , torpedoed without warning and sunk by German Submarine UC-65 in St.George's Channel 7.5 miles east of Cahore point Co Wicklow ,with the loss of three lives

REF : British Merchant Ships Sunk by U-boat in World War One By A.J. Tennent

 
Record Created on  27/09/2008
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