HMS Exmouth



DescriptionThe destroyer was escorting the cargo ship Cyprian Prince on 21 January 1940 when she was sighted by the U-22 and torpedoed. She sank with the loss of all hands and, after sinking Exmouth, U-22 also fired on Cyprian Prince whose Master deemed it too dangerous to rescue survivors.
Year1940
Nationaliy of ShipGreat Britain
Lives Lost192
Ship UseMilitary
Ship UseNavy
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_Exmouth_(H02)