HMT Lundy

Turkey,Mediterranean

The steam trawler Lundy was built by Welton Cook & Gemmel Ltd in England and was launched in 1908 for the British company Hull Steam Fishing & Ice Company. After the outbreak of the "Great War", she was requisitioned by Royal Navy in May 1915 and outfitted as an armed trawler and minesweeper. Under the Entente operations against Turkey in the Dardanelles and Gallipoli that same year she collided with the steamer Kalyan and sank in Suvla Bay 16.August 1915. Today the wreck rest on her keel as a perfect "Donald Duck" wreck on a depth of 20 to 30 meter.


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HMT Lundy
Lundy
33,5 x 6,8 m
     
Tons: Built: Home Port:
188 grt
Hull ( UK ) 1908
Hull ( UK )


Picture: The wreck of HMT Lundy
From video by Bengs Production


Last updated: March 2015