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Total Records: 1
Name Nationality Location Date Lost
Wasdale   Norway  90 Miles SW of the Fastnet Rock  1917 

Wasdale : 
Owner J.D.Newton Whitehaven 
Flag Norway  Builder The Whitehaven Shipbuilding Co 
Port   Build Date 1881 
Official No 84165  Material Iron 
    Tonnage nrt/grt 1879 
Ship type Sail Vessel  Dimensions 262.2 | 39.3 | 24.1
Ships Role  Cargo  Rigging Style Full Rigged  
Super Structure
Wreck Location  90 Miles SW of the Fastnet Rock 
Date Lost 03/02/1917  Captain  
Cause Sank By Submarine  Crew Lost  
Position 50.22 N / 11.53 W  Passengers Lost   
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On the 13th January 1917 the Wasdale left Horta (Fayal, Azores) bound for Dublin. On the 3rd February 1917 she was sunk by a German submarine, the crew being rescued by the Dutch steamship Samarinda.

Record Created on  15/09/2008
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