Tyne and Wear HER(13814): Sunderland, Maindy Bridge - Details
Sunderland, Maindy Bridge
British steam collier built as the Begonia in 1899. On 8 December 1917, the Maindy Bridge was in ballast, on passage from Middlesbrough for the Tyne, when she was foundered after being torpedoes by the German submarine UC49 and two of her crew were lost.
Young, R. (2000) Comprehensive guide to Shipwrecks of the North East Coast (The): Volume One (1740 – 1917), Tempus, Gloucestershire. p. 145; Hydrographic Office wreck index 09-MAR-1993