HMS York

DescriptionThe third-rate left Woolwich under Captain Henry Mitford on the 26 December 1803 for a routine patrol in the North Sea but in January 1804 she struck Bell Rock in the North Sea off Arbroath and sank, killing all 491 men and boys aboard. Captain Mitford was the second son of the historian William Mitford.
Year1804
Nationaliy of ShipGreat Britain
Lives Lost491
Peacetime or WartimePeacetime
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_York_(1796)