South & West Co. Donegal Wreck List
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Location:Co. Donegal
Date of Loss:28th October 1940Place:50 miles West of Burtonport
Cause of Loss:Bombed, & torpedoed by U-Boat U-32Last known position:55° 19' 12" North x 09° 40' 48" West*

S.S. Empress of Britain

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Source Publications:
"Dictionary of Disasters at Sea during the Age of Steam 1824 - 1962"
Charles Hocking
London Stamp Exchange 1989 - ISBN: 0948130474
"Irish Wrecks Database"
Roy Stokes & Liam Dowling
"Shipwreck Index of Ireland"
Richard & Bridget Larn
Lloyd's Register - Fairplay Ltd 2002 - ISBN: 1900839970
Other Sources:
*source - Geological Survey of Ireland
Internet (2020)
South & West Co. Donegal Wreck List

Last update - 18-Jul-2020

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