Tyne and Wear HER(14670): South Shields, Souter Point, Narcissus - Details
South Shields, Souter Point, Narcissus
This fishing trawler was stopped and captured by a German submarine, her crew forced to abandon ship, after which she was sunk by explosive scuttling charges in 1917.
National Monuments Record (1367108); Richard and Bridget Larn 1997 Shipwreck index of the British Isles, volume 3. The east coast of England : Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk, Lincolnshire, Yorkshire, County Durham, Northumberland Section 6, County Durham (CF); 1988 British vessels lost at sea 1914-18 and 1939-45 Section II Page(s)120; 1990 Lloyd's war losses, The First World War: Casualties to shipping through enemy causes 1914-1918 Page(s)161