World War IDS Argo

DS Argo was struck by a mine on January 28, 1917, by the German U-boat UC-26, near Inner Dowsing lighthouse. The ship was en route from Hull to Rouen carrying a cargo of coal. Tragically, 9 persons lost their lives in the sinking. (Source: Sjø

Maritime enquiry: Argo

(Source: Sjøforklaringer over norske skibes krigsforlis, 1914-1918. B. 2 : 1ste halvaar 1917, via

About DS Argo

  • Nationality


  • Built


  • Wrecked


  • Carrier

    H.M. Wrangell & Co, Haugesund

  • Tonnage

    1750 dvt