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Date 5 October 1918

Event ID 585916

Category Documentary Reference

Type Loss


(Photographs, location map, transits and drawings of armament reproduced).

S Blackburn 1986.

(Classified as armed merchant cruiser of steel construction, carrying army stores: date of loss cited as 5 October 1918). Otranto: this vessel drifted ashore in Machair [Machir] Bay after being in collision (Kashmir). Capt. Davidson.

Registration: London. Built 1909. 12124grt. Length: 160m. Beam: 20m.

(Location of loss cited as N55 45.77 W6 28.67).

I G Whittaker 1998.

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