Exmouth

Scotland,Europe

Colosse was a cargo ship built by American Shipbuilding Corporation at Hog Island in Pennsylvania and was launched in January 1920 for the US Shipping Board in Washington. She was after launch renamed Triangle and was sold five years later to Export Steamship Corporation in New York, where she was renamed to Blue Triangle, followed by another renaming in 1928 to Exmouth. After the outbreak of World War Two she was refitted as an armed merchant, and under a journey from Hull to Loch Eve in Scotland, she sailed into a minefield and struck a mine 31. July 1944. She went down with no casualties, and the wreck rest today on a depth of 42 to 56 meter northeast of Edinburgh.


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Dimensions:
Exmouth
Colosse, Blue Triangle
390,0 x 54,2 x 27,8 f
     
Tons: Built: Home Port:
4979 grt
Philadelphia ( US ) 1920
New York ( US )

56° 25.554’N 001° 38.466’W
( Source: Scottish Shipwrecks )


Last updated: October 2017