HMS Achates



DescriptionOn 31 December 1942, in the Battle of the Barents Sea, the British destroyer was sunk by naval gunfire. Of her crew, 113 were killed and 81 rescued.
Year1942
Nationaliy of ShipGreat Britain
Lives Lost113
Ship UseMilitary
Ship UseNavy
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_Achates_(H12)