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Total Records: 1
Name Nationality Location Date Lost
Eavestone   British  Fastnet Co Cork  1917 

Eavestone : 
Owner Furness Withy & Co.Ltd 
Flag British  Builder Raylton Dixon & Co.Ltd, Middlesbrough 
Port West Hartlepool  Build Date 1912 
Official No 132825  Material Steel 
    Tonnage nrt/grt 1858 grs 
Ship type Steam Ship  Dimensions 275 | 40 | 18
Ships Role  Cargo  Rigging Style   
Super Structure
Wreck Location 95 miles west of Fastnet Co Cork 
Date Lost 03/02/1917  Captain  
Cause Sunk By Gunfire  Crew Lost
Position   Passengers Lost   
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Survivors of the British steamship Eavestone landed yesterday report that their ship was sunk by shell fire from a German submarine. The crew abandoned the sinking ship and were shelled in their boats by the submarine. The Master and three seamen were thus killed and the second mate was severely wounded. Amongst those killed was Richard Wallace, A.B., of Baltimore U.S.A.

The Times, Tuesday, Feb 06, 1917
Record Created on  06/09/2009
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