british Mary Seymour (+1917)
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nationality british
purpose transport
type schooner
propulsion sailing ship
date built 1865
status
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weight (tons) 150  grt
dimensions
material wood
rigging
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about the loss
cause lost gunfire - shelled
date lost 10/09/1917  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties 0
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Tredwen, Padstow
owner
Harvey B. M., Plymouth
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entered by Allen Tony
entered 10/10/2005
last update Lettens Jan
last update 31/03/2011
 
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Lettens Jan31/03/2011Mary Seymour, built by Tredwen, Padstow in 1865 and owned at the time of her loss by B. M. Harvey, Plymouth, was a British sailing vessel of 150 tons.

On September 10th, 1917, Mary Seymour, on a voyage from Ellesmere Port to Cherbourg with a cargo of coal, was sunk by the German submarine UC-51 (Hans Galster), 7 miles NNE from Pendeen lighthouse. There were no casualties.
Allen Tony23/08/2007Mary Seymour was a sailing vessel of 150grt. On 10th September 1917 when 7 miles NNE from Pendeen Lighthouse, Cornwall she was captured by submarine and subsequently sunk by gunfire.
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