10 July 2011 – War Helmet

8184-ton mass-produced British standard steamer, built 1917. 445ft x 58ft. Armed. 

Cargo: In ballast, London for Barry.  Sunk: 19 April, 1918, by torpedo from UC-75. All saved. Diving: Lies upright with bow to north-west. Flattened midships. Three boilers clear. Engine room easy to locate. Bow complete. Stern well broken. Forward steering binnacle recently raised.

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