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Saint Chamond

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1913 Saint Chamond Cie Nantaise des Chargeurs de l'Ouest


The French steamship Saint Chamond was torpedoed and sunk by the German submarine U-60 (Franz Grunert) off Saint Ives Head, Cornwall, on April 28th, 1918. She was on a voyage from Glasgow for St Nazaire, France, with a cargo of five or more railway locomotives on deck which were to replace engines lost in the hostilities ready for the allied advance. Master Lenoil.

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