Wrecks List
Total Records: 1
Name Nationality Location Date Lost
Pilar De Larrinaga   British  St.George's Channel   1917 

Pilar De Larrinaga : 
Owner Miguel de Larrinaga Steamship Company 
Flag British  Builder Russell & Co Port Glasgow 
Port Liverpool  Build Date 1902 
Official No 115328  Material Steel 
    Tonnage nrt/grt 4136 
Ship type Steam Ship  Dimensions 369.9 | 50.1 | 25.3
Ships Role  Tramp Steamer  Rigging Style   
Super Structure
 
Hull
 
Machinery
 
 
Wreck Location  St.George's Channel  
Date Lost 04/05/1917  Captain  
Cause Torpedoed  Crew Lost 20 
Position 52.08 N / 06.02 W  Passengers Lost   
Google Map Location
 
 
History

SS Pilar de Larrinaga Defensively Armed British Merchant Steam Ship ,
Voyage from Galveston for Manchester she was torpedoed by German submarine UC-65 when 2 miles S/E from Tuskar lightship with the loss of 20 crew including the Captain.

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

REF : Clydesite Ships Database SS Pilar de Larrinaga

 
Record Created on  03/12/2008
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