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The S.S. Polwell was built in 1888 by J.L. Thompson & Son in Sunderland measuring in at 86 m in length. She was a British steam collier owned by Clyde Shipping Co., Ltd. in Glasgow. On 5th June 1918 the S.S. Polwell was torpedoed by German submarine U-96 en route to Troon from France. She now lies in 29 m of water. This data was collected as part of a collaborative survey between INFOMAR and Ulster University, a full wreck sheet is available from http://www.infomar.ie/data/Shipwrecks/Box50/pdfs/SSPolwell_Final.pdf.