- Marstonmoor (1890-1902)
- Athos Romanos (1902-1916)
- Radaas (1916-1917)
- Moor Line (1890-1902)
- Vagliano A.S. (1902-1916)
- Schach Steenberg & Co. (1916-1917)
J. Readhead & Sons, South Shields|
17 September 1890|
Torpedoed and sunk on 21 September 1917|
|General characteristics |
|Class and type:||
290 ft (88 m)|
40 ft (12 m)|
20 ft (6.1 m)|
Triple expansion engine|
SS Radaas was a 2524-ton cargo steamship. She was built by and launched in 1890 as Marstonmoor for Moor Lines. She was sold to a Greek company in 1902 and renamed Athos Romanos, before being sold to Danish interests during the First World War and renamed Radaas. She was sunk by the German submarine UB-40 under the command of Oberleutnant Hans Howaldt on 21 September 1917. She was 18 miles west of Portland Bill en route from Tyne to Bordeaux when the torpedo struck her in the port side.
The wreck lies on a sandy bed at a depth of 30 m at 50°34′13″N 3°4′50″W / 50.57028°N 3.08056°WCoordinates: 50°34′13″N 3°4′50″W / 50.57028°N 3.08056°W.
Suzanne Hall; McDonald, Kendall (1996). Dive South Devon (Diver Guides). Underwater World Publications. p. 38. ISBN 0-946020-24-8.
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