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Barrington Court (1)
From SN Guides
Court Line used the name Barrington Court for three ships:
No information is currently known about her service before WW1.
Barrington Court (1) was used to transport various cargoes during the WW1:
Barrington Court (1) (then named Margam Abbey) was torpedoed on 1 November 1917 in the Mediterranean 9 miles West of Cape Bougaroni and beached. The owners were paid £98,000 in settlement.
External Resource #2 says that the ship was ".... torpedoed and damaged in the Mediterranean near Collo, Algeria, by the German submarine UB50 whilst on a voyage from Cardiff to Alexandia. Two were lost. She was beached at Collo and became a total constructive loss."
The names of those lost are not known at this point.
External Resource #3, says that U-50 was launched on 31 Dec 1915 and responsible for the loss of 27 ships with a total of 92,924 grt., She was herself lost close to the date of the sinking of Margam Abbey. The U-Boat site descibes the fate of U-50 thus: "31 Aug, 1917 - Sunk probably from a mine off Terschelling on or after 31.8. 44 dead (all hands lost)."
This is rather intriguing and there seem to be two possibilities - either another U-Boat torpedoed Margam Abbey, or U-50 was destroyed very shortly after this event.
Awaiting an image of this vessel.