HMHS Anglia

DescriptionOn 17 November 1915 the British hospital ship Anglia was returning from Calais to Dover, carrying 390 wounded officers and men. At around 1230 hrs, 1 nautical mile (1.9 km) east of Folkestone Gate, Anglia struck a mine. The nearby torpedo gunboat HMS Hazard helped evacuate the passengers and crew. Despite the assistance of the nearby collier Lusitania 134 people were lost.
Nationaliy of ShipGreat Britain
Lives Lost134
Ship UseMilitary
Ship UseNavy
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War One
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