Name COTTINGHAM
Type Dry Cargo
Year 1907
GRT 513grt, 165.0 x 26.0ft
Engines Steam
Builder GOOLE SHIPBUILDING & REPAIRING CO. LTD.
At GOOLE (Dutch River)
Launch date 12-06-1907
Yard number 103
Owners East Yorkshire Steamship Co., Goole (A. Meek & Sons), Goole
History

1911 Abus Steam Shipping Co. Ltd. (same managers)

  1914 Jas. Little & Co. (Glasgow) Ltd.
  1915 J. W. Little, Glasgow / Belfast
  On 2 July 1915 she was the first British merchant ship to sink a German submarine when she rammed and sank UC2 off Yarmouth.
Fate

Sunk by submarine gunfire from U24 on 26 December 1915 when 16 miles SW of Lundy Island, with the loss of 7 of her crew. Voyage Rouen for Swansea in ballast.

 


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