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Stewarts Court, Shipwreck off Horden (Horden)

Possibly the site of the wreck of the steamship 'Stewarts Court' from Sunderland, which was sunk by a German torpedo some five miles south of Seaham harbour on 21st August 1918.

If the STEWARTS COURT, she was bound from Seaham for London with coal when she was torpedoed by German submarine UB-112. (3)

Reference number:D276
Historical period: First World War (1914 to 1918)
Event(s):Turning the Tide Project 1997 - 1998; Archaeological Services University of Durham

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Source of Reference
Local History of Horden

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