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
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.