HMS India

DescriptionHred by the Admiralty on 13 March 1915 as an armed merchant cruiser and serving in the 10th Cruiser Squadron. On 8 August 1915 she stopped off Helligvaer, near Bodø, Norway, to inspect a suspected blockade runner and was torpedoed by U-22. She sank with the loss of 10 officers and 150 ratings. The surviving 22 officers and 119 men were taken to Narvik.
Nationaliy of ShipGreat Britain
Lives Lost160
Ship UseMilitary
Ship UseNavy
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War One
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