HMS Avenger (1)

DescriptionThe frigate sailed from Gibraltar on 17 December 1847 bound for Malta. On 20 December she ran onto the Sorelle Rocks near Malta. Eight of her 250 crew survived.
Year1847
Nationaliy of ShipGreat Britain
Lives Lost242
Peacetime or WartimePeacetime
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_Avenger_(1845)