Type of vessel - Steam Ship

How sunk – Bombed by German aircraft

Former names – None

Wreck height - 6m

Travelling from Southampton for Sydney via Milford Haven in ballast ‘Terlings’ and the convoy of ships she was with were attacked by German aircraft. Terlings was hit 9 times and sank very quickly 18 of her crew were picked up by destroyers.

The wreck lies in 40m, but there is a scour amidships where 45m can be found. The bow lies over to port and is largely buried, but from the boilers to the stern the wreck is upright. The gun is still in the stern.

South Coast Ship Wrecks

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