Earl of Abergavenny

DescriptionOn 5 February 1805 the East Indiaman Earl of Abergavenny sank shortly after striking Shambles Bank near Portland Bill. Of the 402 people aboard 263 were lost, including her captain John Wordsworth Jr, brother of the poet William Wordsworth.
Nationaliy of ShipGreat Britain
Lives Lost263
Peacetime or WartimePeacetime
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earl_of_Abergavenny_(East_Indiaman)