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HER Number:MDV57617
Name:Wreck of the Electra off Hartland Point

Summary

Site of the wreck of the Electra, a British merchant screw steamer which was wrecked 6 to 7 miles west-north-west of Hartland Point 1916.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 22 27
Map Sheet:SS22NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHartland
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishHARTLAND

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SS22NW48
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS22NW/36/24

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WRECK (Wrecked, World War I - 1916 AD to 1916 AD)

Full description

National Monuments Record, SS22NW48 (National Monuments Record Database). SDV339990.

British merchant screw steamer 'Electra'. Wrecked 6 to 7 miles west-north-west of Hartland Point in 1916, following collision with SS Margaret. Iron built by Readhead & Co, South Shields, 1876. Construction: 2 cylinder 20" 39" 30": 65 NHP, 1 x SB. Registered Liverpool. On Passage form Port talbot to Dieppe in coal. Master: Wood. Owner: Coombs. Crew: 12.


HMSO, 1919, British Vessels Lost at Sea 1914-1918, 34 (Monograph). SDV343552.


Board of Trade, 1919, Untitled Source, 34 (Unknown). SDV3310.

WWI wreck abstract (1916)/part II.


United Kingdom Hydrographic Office, 1973, 1156 (Cartographic). SDV767.


United Kingdom Hydrographic Office, 1974, 1164b (Cartographic). SDV769.


United Kingdom Hydrographic Office, 1978, 2675 (Cartographic). SDV772.


United Kingdom Hydrographic Office, 1979, 1178 (Cartographic). SDV770.


United Kingdom Hydrographic Office, 1979, 1179 (Cartographic). SDV771.


United Kingdom Hydrographic Office, 1980, 1123 (Cartographic). SDV766.


Larn, R. + Larn, B., 1995, Shipwreck Index of the British Isles. Isles of Scilly, Cornwall, Devon, Dorset (Monograph). SDV763.


Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report, No. 61 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV3310Unknown: Board of Trade. 1919. Wreck Return. Unknown. 34.
SDV339712Report - Assessment: Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J.. 2007. The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report. Exeter Archaeology Report. 06.22 (rev.1). A4 Stapled + Digital. No. 61.
SDV339990National Monuments Record Database: National Monuments Record. SS22NW48. National Monuments Record Index. Unknown.
SDV343552Monograph: HMSO. 1919. British Vessels Lost at Sea 1914-1918. British Vessels Lost at Sea 1914-1918. Unknown. 34.
SDV763Monograph: Larn, R. + Larn, B.. 1995. Shipwreck Index of the British Isles. Isles of Scilly, Cornwall, Devon, Dorset. Shipwreck Index of the British Isles. Isles of Scilly, Cornwall, Devon, Dorset. Hardback Volume.
SDV766Cartographic: United Kingdom Hydrographic Office. 1980. 1123. Admiralty Chart. Unknown.
SDV767Cartographic: United Kingdom Hydrographic Office. 1973. 1156. Admiralty Chart. Unknown.
SDV769Cartographic: United Kingdom Hydrographic Office. 1974. 1164b. Admiralty Chart. Unknown.
SDV770Cartographic: United Kingdom Hydrographic Office. 1979. 1178. Admiralty Chart. Unknown.
SDV771Cartographic: United Kingdom Hydrographic Office. 1979. 1179. Admiralty Chart. Unknown.
SDV772Cartographic: United Kingdom Hydrographic Office. 1978. 2675. Admiralty Chart. Unknown.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 20 2015 8:56AM