Wrecks List
Total Records: 1
Name Nationality Location Date Lost
Calchas   British  Inish Tearaght Co Kerry  1917 

Calchas : 
Owner Ocean Steam Ship Co,Liverpool 
Flag British  Builder Scotts of Greenock 
Port Liverpool  Build Date 1899 
Official No 110586  Material Steel 
    Tonnage nrt/grt 6748 
Ship type Steam Ship  Dimensions 441.7 | 52.6 | 
Ships Role  Cargo Ship  Rigging Style   
Super Structure
 
Hull
 
Machinery
 
 
Wreck Location  Inish Tearaght Co Kerry 
Date Lost 11/05/1917  Captain  
Cause Torpedoed & Sunk  Crew Lost  
Position 51.54 N / 10.50 W  Passengers Lost   
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History

SS Calchas British Merchant Ship Defensively Armed , on voyage from New York to Liverpool , torpedoed and sunk by German Submarine U-80 5 miles W by S from Tearaght Island

REF : Stuart Cameron and George Robinson Clydebuilt Ships Database
Clydesite Ships Database SS Calchas

This Wreck was located at 120 mtrs in 1950 By Risdon Beazley, And Some Salvage Undertaken

 
Record Created on  05/12/2008
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