british SV Water Lily [+1917]
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nationality british
purpose transport
type schooner
propulsion sailing ship
date built
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live live
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weight (tons) 111  grt
dimensions 26.3 x 6.6 x 3.1 m
material wood
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about the loss
cause lost charges/explosives
date lost 10/09/1917  [dd/mm/yyyy]
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depth (m.) 35 max. / -- min. (m)
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entered by Allen Tony
entered 10/10/2005
last update Jan Lettens
last update 30/01/2012
 
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Jan Lettens06/08/2012
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Jan Lettens30/01/2012On September 10th, 1917, Water Lily, a British wooden schooner of 111 tons, was en route from Runcorn to Cherbourg, when she was stopped and scuttled by the German submarine UC-51 (Hans Galster), 8 miles NxE from the Pendeen lighthouse.
Allen Tony23/08/2007Water Lily was a sailing vessel of 111 grt. On 10th September 1917 when 8 miles N by E from Pendeen Lighthouse, Cornwall she was captured by a submarine and subsequently sunk by bombs.
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