HMS Avenger (2)



DescriptionOn 15 November 1942, after participating in Operation Torch, the British escort carrier was sunk by the U-155 while nearing Gibraltar. At the time she was returning home with engine problems and 516 of her crew were killed.
Year1942
Nationaliy of ShipGreat Britain
Lives Lost516
Ship UseMilitary
Ship UseNavy
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_Avenger_(D14)