Abukir



DescriptionOn 28 May 1940, while evacuating military and civilian personnel from Ostend after the Battle of Belgium, the coaster was sunk by German E-boat S-34. Of those aboard at least 200 were killed.
Year1940
Nationaliy of ShipGreat Britain
Lives Lost200
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SS_Abukir