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1898 Chicago T. Wilson, Sons & Co. Ltd.
1904 Etonian Leyland Line Ltd.


The British steamship Etonian was torpedoed and sunk by the German submarine U-61 (Victor Diekmanm), 34 miles south-east of the Old Head of Kinsale, Ireland, on March 23rd, 1918. The ship was on a voyage from Liverpool to Boston with general cargo. Seven crew were lost. Master J. Gardner.

Lives lost: Craig, J, horse attendant; Finlayson, Kenneth, seaman, Stornaway; McGee, William, fireman, 45, b. Liverpool; McKay, Thomas, sailor, 18, b. Liverpool; Rudholm, Emil, sailor, 50, b. Sweden; Scarisbrick, Richard William, leading seaman, 32, Liverpool; Wolfunberg, Alfred, horseman, 24, b. USA.


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