Peresvet



DescriptionOn 4 January 1917 the Russian battleship caught fire and sank after striking two mines, one forward and the other abreast a boiler room, north of Port Said, Egypt. Of 771 aboard 167 were killed.
Year1917
Nationaliy of ShipRussia
Lives Lost167
Ship UseMilitary
Ship UseNavy
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War One
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russian_battleship_Peresvet