HMHS Britannic



DescriptionThe hospital ship was either stuck by a mine or torpedoed on 21 November 1916 off the coast of Greece. 30 people were killed in an attempt to abandon ship ship in a lifeboat without the captain's knowledge. It was sucked into the still moving propellers of the ship and destroyed.
Year1916
Nationaliy of ShipGreat Britain
Lives Lost30
Ship UseMilitary
Ship UseNavy
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War One
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMHS_Britannic