Don Arturo

Official Number

Ship Builder

Engine Builder

Engine Type


120680


Craig Taylor & Co

Stockton


Blair & Co

Stockton


Steam 3 Cyl

HP


322 NHP

Screws


1

Torpedoed and Sunk in The North Atlantic - 1917

Don Arturo

Left Oran

For Tees

Lost 25 June 1917

Fate

Master

J Atkinson

Lost

Chief Officer

D J Harries

Lost

Second Officer

T Daniel

Lost

Apprentice

H S Brabner

C G Edwards

E Elkins

A B Millar

All Lost

Wireless Operator

A Bowen

Lost

Chief Engineer

T Hamilton

Lost

Second Engineer

P D Jenkins

Lost

Third Engineer

W E Welch

Lost

Fourth Engineer

J Boyle

Lost

Bosun

R J Sheedy

Lost

Carpenter

W J Renouf

Lost

Able Seamen

H Cristinie

T Knight

M Signorini

All Lost

Seamen

I Hopkins

W Maloney

Both Lost

Sailor

L Hertsfield

D MacAulay

Both Lost

Donkeyman

W A Watkins

Lost

Firemen

L Carmona

H Eriksen

T Kvist

M Otten

G Pettersen

A Roberts

S Stokes

All Lost

Cook

S H Webber

Lost

Asst Cook

W J Hensley

Lost

Steward

G Webb

Lost

Asst Steward

T W Summers

Lost

Mess Room Steward

J C Tarry

Lost

Don Arturo was a 3,680 GRT steam cargo ship completed in 1906 by Craig, Taylor & Co. Ltd. for Buenos Ayres & Pacific Railway Co Ltd and managed by G.Dodd.

She was sunk on 28 June 1917 by torpedo fired by German submarine UC-62 at position 49° 19' N, 08° 28' W - approximately 90 nautical miles West-South-West of The Scilly Islands.

She was en route from Algeria and Oran to the River Tees in ballast.

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