HMS Daring



DescriptionWhile escorting Convoy HN 12 from Norway the destroyer was torpedoed on 18 February 1940 U-23. Daring capsized and sank very quickly after having her stern blown off and 157 of the ship's company were killed . The five survivors were rescued by the submarine HMS Thistle which had seen the attack.
Year1940
Nationaliy of ShipGreat Britain
Lives Lost157
Ship UseMilitary
Ship UseNavy
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_Daring_(H16)