King David (2)

Shelled and Sunk in The North Atlantic - 1917

On July 10th, 1917, King David, on a voyage from Brest to Archangelsk with a cargo of munitions & aircraft, was sunk by the German submarine U-49 (Richard Hartmann), 360 miles NW1/2W of Fastnet.

2 persons were lost.

Vessel

Built

Service

Tonnage

King David (2)

1906

1917 Shelled and sunk in N Atlantic

3680

Official Number

Ship Builder

Engine Builder

Engine Type

HP

Screws

106510

Craig Taylor

Stockton

Blair & Co

Stockton

Steam 3 Cyl

1700 IHP

1

Master

Date

Left

Destination

H Fenwick

12/1914

Barry

Under sealed orders


1/1915

Barry

Under sealed orders

J O Evans

2/1915

Barry

Under sealed orders


3/1915

Newport

Under sealed orders


4/1915

Barry

Under sealed orders


5/1915

Cardiff

Under sealed orders

Unknown

7/1917

Brest

Archangel

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