Position – 50 43.60N 0 00.62E & 50 43.42N 0 00.64E
Circumstances of loss
Date of loss – 03 May1917 sunk by torpedo
Voyage – Bahia Blanca – Newcastle with a cargo of wheat
The Clodmoor was torpedoed in No 2 hold by UB48 at 3:30 and was abandoned 3 hours later. The survibors were taken off and landed at Newhaven. The ship sank at 19:59 that same evening.
The Clodmoor was commissioned by the Admiralty from 24 Feb, 1916 until 20 March, 1916 as HM Collier 1069. She then transfered to the Italian government until 3 July, 1916 when she returned to the UK for collier duties, followed by a Royal Commission to transport wheat.
Built – 1902 – W Doxford, Sunderland
Owners – W Runcian & Co, Moor Line
Dimensions – 3753 tons 104m x 14m x 7m
The Clodmoor lies broken in two in a general depth of 20m. The wreck has often been listed as two wrecks. The Clodmoor and the Clan MacMillan. The Clan Macmillan lies offshore and has now been positively identified.Share this