DescriptionThe battleship was attacked by Royal Air Force Lancaster bombers from 9 and 617 Squadrons armed with Tallboy bombs on 12 November 1944 after she was located by two Soviet scouts overlooking Norway's coast and reported to English intelligence. The battleship sank west of Tromsø, Norway, killing 1,204 of her crew.
Nationaliy of ShipGermany
Lives Lost1,204
Ship UseMilitary
Ship UseNavy
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/German_battleship_Tirpitz