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ESSONITE

ALTERNATIVE NAME:  119193
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1917 wreck of Scottish cargo vessel which foundered 3 miles NNW of Trevose Head after being torpedoed on the day that unrestricted submarine warfare came into operation against Britain for the second time during the war. She was laden with stone from Caernarvon for Rochester and sank with the loss of ten lives. Constructed of steel in 1904, she was a steam-powered vessel. A site (906302) was formerly believed to represent the remains of the ESSONITE, but this is now not believed to be the case..

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