Iolaire



DescriptionIolaire – (Scottish Gaelic for "Eagle") was an Admiralty yacht that hit rocks and sank on 1 January 1919 just off the island of Lewis, while carrying soldiers coming home from World War I. At least 205 of the 280 men aboard were lost.
Year1919
Nationaliy of ShipGreat Britain
Lives Lost205
Peacetime or WartimePeacetime
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iolaire