HMS Foylebank

DescriptionOn 5 July 1940 the British anti-aircraft ship HMS Foylebank sank after being bombed by German aircraft the previous day. On 4 July she was attacked by 26 Stuka diver bombers and an estimated 22 bombs hit the ship leaving her listing to port shrouded in smoke. Out of 298 crew 176 were killed and many wounded.
Year1940
Nationaliy of ShipGreat Britain
Lives Lost176
Ship UseMilitary
Ship UseNavy
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_Foylebank