New Dawn

Type of vessel - Steam drifter

How sunk – Mined

Former names – None

Wreck height - 4m

While on minesweeping duties when she spotted a new unreported minefield laid by UC-17. The ‘New Dawn’ struck a mine about the stern then immediately afterwards amidships.

The wreck lies quite broken. Her boiler being the highest part.

South Coast Ship Wrecks

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