french President (+1917)
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general
nationality french
purpose transport
type barque - bark
propulsion sailing ship
date built 1873
status
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details
weight (tons) 354  grt
dimensions 40.6 x 8.5 x -- m
material wood
rigging
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about the loss
cause lost gunfire - shelled
date lost 06/05/1917  [dd/mm/yyyy]
about people
builder
Renour
owner
Revert P., Saint Malo
captain
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entered by Chipchase Nick
entered 07/10/2009
last update Lettens Jan
last update 22/08/2011
 
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Lettens Jan07/10/2009
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Lettens Jan22/08/2011President, built by Renour, Canada, in 1873 and owned at the time of her loss by P. Revert, St. Malo, was a French wooden bark of 354 tons.

On May 6th, 1917, President was sunk by gunfire by the German submarine UC-75 (Johannes Lohs), 12 miles west of Trevose Head.

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