Tyne and Wear HER(13801): Tynemouth, HMS Snaefell (Waverley) - Details
Tynemouth, HMS Snaefell (Waverley)
HMS Snaefell was built in 1907 as a passenger/excursion ferry, but hired by the Admiralty from October 1939 and converted to a mine-sweeper. On 5 July 1941, the paddle-steamer was on passage from London for Leith when she foundered and was lost following an attack by enemy aircraft, offshore from Curry Point, near Whitley Bay.
Young, R. (2001) Comprehensive guide to Shipwrecks of the North East Coast (The): Volume Two, Tempus, Gloucestershire. p. 170, Ian T. Spokes Wreck Database, Inga Project, National Monuments Record