Position – 50 36.12N 0 01.85E

Circumstances of loss

Date of loss – 18 April 1917 sank in collision with SS Moliere

Voyage – Liverpool – Dunkirk with a cargo of frozen meat


The Aracataca was sunk in collision with the SS Moliere.


Built – 1911 – Workman, Clark & Co, Belfast

Owners – Elders and Fyffes Ltd

Dimensions – 4154 tons 114m x 15m x 8m

Diving Information

The Aracataca lies in a general depth of 54m. She lies on her port side with the bow to the south. Identified by plates bearing the shipping line.