HMS Cassandra

Estonia,Europe

The British light cruiser HMS Cassandra hit a mine and sank 5.December 1918 outside Saaremaa.11 men of the crew died in the accident. She was part of a British force that was sent to support the struggle for independence of the Baltic states after world war one. The wreck  was found in 2010 on a depth of 60 to 100 meter southwest of Saaremaa Island.


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HMS Cassandra

140,0 x 13,3 x 4,3 m
     
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4190 grt Barrow In Furness ( UK ) 1916 London ( UK )


Picture: HMS Cassandra
Courtesy of the Guardian, 23.August 2010