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Total Records: 1
Name Nationality Location Date Lost
Barnsley   British  Inishtrahull County Donegal  1917 

Barnsley : 
Owner Hagerup, Doughty & Co Ltd 
Flag British  Builder Edwards Bros Ltd, North Shields 
Port Grimsby  Build Date 1896 
Official No 106673  Material Iron 
    Tonnage nrt/grt 144 / 46 
Ship type Steam Trawler  Dimensions 104 | 20.7 | 10.5
Ships Role  Fishing Vessel  Rigging Style Ketch  
Super Structure
Wreck Location 13 Miles North of Inishtrahull County Donegal 
Date Lost 13/02/1917  Captain  
Cause Sunk By Explosive Charges  Crew Lost  
Position   Passengers Lost   
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The crew have been landed of the British trawler Barnsley, which on Wednesday was reported sunk. The captain and chief engineer were made prisoners by the submarine, the crew of which ransacked the trawler and took away the foodstuffs on board.

The Times, Friday, Feb 16, 1917

The crew of the Steam Trawler Barnsley, the captain and engineer of which, as stated in The Times yesterday were made prisoners by a German Submarine have arrived at their homes at Fleetwood. They state that the commander of the Submarine informed them that he had strict orders to take two of the crew of every Boat he sank-.

The Times, Saturday, Feb 17,1917
Record Created on  15/05/2010
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