Shirehampton Book of Remembrance

In Remembrance to the Fallen of the Shirehampton & Avonmouth areas of Bristol

Merchant Ships

SS Henry R James (Bristol) (Cargo Steamer)

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SS Henry R James (Bristol) (Cargo Steamer)
The SS Henry R. James was built by J. L. Thompson & Sons, Ltd., Sunderland in 1909 and owned at the time of her loss by Henry R. James SS. Co. Ltd. (H. R. James & Sons), Bristol, she was a British steamer of 3146 tons. On July 16th, 1917, Henry R. James, on a voyage from Bilbao via Brest to Middlesbrough with a cargo of iron ore, was sunk by the German submarine UC-48 (Kurt Ramien), 10 miles ENE from Île de Batz, Brittany. 24 persons were lost.
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