HMS Blean



DescriptionWhile escorting British convoy KMF-4 off the Algerian coast the destroyer was intercepted by U-443 on 11 December 1942 11 nautical miles (20 km) north-west of Oran. U-443 aimed one torpedo at her and then one at the convoy but both hit the destroyer and sank her 60 nautical miles (110 km) off the coast with the loss of 89 men.
Year1942
Nationaliy of ShipGreat Britain
Lives Lost89
Ship UseMilitary
Ship UseNavy
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_Blean_(L47)