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
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.