Position – 50 38.94N 0 13.99E

Circumstances of loss

Date of loss – 07 April 1916 sunk by torpedo

Voyage – Boulogne – Newport with a general cargo


The Braunton was torpedoed by UB29. The cargo is listed as Government Stores and then “empty steel projectiles”.


Built – 1911 – Richardson, Duck  & Co, Stockton-on-Tees

Owners – Tantem Steam Navigation Co Ltd

Dimensions – 4575 tons 115m x 15m x 8m

Diving Information

The Braunton lies in a general depth of 23m. She lies almost East-West with the bow inthe west.  She is almost upright and a lot of ammunition can be found in her holds.