HMS Laurentic



DescriptionOn 3 November 1940, while responding to a distress call off the west Ireland coast, the British auxiliary cruiser was torpedoed and sunk by the German submarine U-99. Of the 416 people aboard 49 were killed.
Year1940
Nationaliy of ShipGreat Britain
Lives Lost49
Ship UseMilitary
Ship UseNavy
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SS_Laurentic_(1927)