HMS Capel

DescriptionOn 26 December 1944 the corvette was part of an escort group patrolling 10 nmi (19 km; 12 mi) east-northeast of Cherbourg when U-486 sighted the group and fired three torpedoes of which one hit Capel and another hit HMS Affleck. Of 156 aboard Capel, 76 were killed.
Year1944
Nationaliy of ShipGreat Britain
Lives Lost76
Ship UseMilitary
Ship UseNavy
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_Capel_(K470)