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Name Nationality Location Date Lost
Andania   British  Rathlin Island Co Antrim  1918 

Andania : 
Owner Cunard Steam Ship Co.Ltd. 
Flag British  Builder Scotts Greenock 
Port Liverpool  Build Date 1913 
Official No 135481  Material Steel 
    Tonnage nrt/grt 13405 G 
Ship type Steam Ship  Dimensions 520.3 | 64 | 46
Ships Role  Passenger Liner  Rigging Style   
Super Structure
Wreck Location 1 NM north of Altachuile Bay Rathlin Island Co Antrim 
Date Lost 27/01/1918  Captain  
Cause Torpedoed & Sunk  Crew Lost  
Position 55,19,55 N / 06,12,80 W  Passengers Lost   
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The Cunard liner Andania, outward bound with about 40 passengers and a crew of over 200 was states the Irish Daily Telegraph torpedoed yesterday morning off the Ulster coast. The first torpedo fired by the submarine missed the liner but a second torpedo struck her amidships and the order was given by the captain to abandon the ship.

The crew and Passengers were got off in the ship's boats and it is believed that no lives were lost. After cruising about for an hour the passengers and crew were picked up by trawlers and patrol boats and landed at a North of Ireland coast town. The liner has not yet sunk and it is believed it will he possible to bring her into port.

The Andania is a vessel of 13,405 tons, and was built in 1913. Her port of registery is Liverpool

The Times, Monday, Jan 28, 1918
Record Created on  15/05/2010
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