Albert C Fields

Type of vessel - Steam Ship

How sunk – Ariel torpedo from German aircraft

Former names – None

Wreck height - 4m

The Albert C Fields was on her way to Penarth for the invasion beaches of Normandy with US mail and 2500 tons of ammunition. She is believed to have been hit by a German night bomber. She listed to starboard and two explosions were heard as she split in two.

The wreck is now in 2 pieces approximately 70m apart with a debris field of damaged ammunition in between.

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