DescriptionOn 28 August 1842 the British convict ship Waterloo was driven ashore, along with several other vessels, when a north-westerly gale struck Table Bay. The ship heeled over on her side and broke apart on the beach, killing 189 of the 302 aboard.
Nationaliy of ShipGreat Britain
Lives Lost189
Peacetime or WartimePeacetime
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waterloo_(ship)