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Deer Hill

Names and owners




1882 Deer Hill Murrell & Co. [J.H. Murrell]
1897 Lesley Blohm & Ohlsen
1899 Karmo B. Stolt-Nielsen
1915 Karmo K. Gran
1917 Skaraas K. Gran


The West Hartlepool-built Norwegian steamship Skaraas was torpedoed and sunk by the German submarine UB-74, 1 mile off Black Head, Falmouth, on 23rd May, 1918. The ship was on a voyage from Barry to Fecamp with a cargo of coal.

Nineteen crew were lost including two from the Hartlepools, Fred Halbert and Ralph Richardson.


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