Zhiyuan



DescriptionIn the Battle of the Yalu River on 17 September 1894 Zhiyuan was hit in the bow by a shell fired by either Naniwa or Takachiho at 15:50 hours which caused a great explosion after which she rapidly sank. Of her 252 officers and men, 245 were lost.
Year1894
Nationaliy of ShipChina
Lives Lost245
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarPre-World War One
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_cruiser_Zhiyuan