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Remembered Today:

s s Cambric (hull) Mercantile Marine

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W.H.Cockerline & Co.; 1906; Sunderland S.B. Co.; 3,403 tons; 342-4x49-5x22-8; 308 n.h.p.; 9 knots; triple-expansion


The steamship Cambric was torpedoed and sunk by the German submarine U 35 14 miles W. of Cape Shershel, Algeria, on October 31st, 1917 whilst on a voyage from Tunis to the United Kingdom with a cargo of iron ore. The captain and 23 of the crew were killed. Four men were taken prisoner by the submarine.

Regards John

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