Ilmarinen



DescriptionOn 13 September 1941, mines became entangled in Ilmarinen's paravane cable. When the vessel turned, the mines hit the ship and detonated, sinking her in seven minutes. 132 of the crew survived; 271 were killed.
Year1941
Nationaliy of ShipFinland
Lives Lost271
Ship UseMilitary
Ship UseNavy
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Finnish_coastal_defence_ship_Ilmarinen