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British destroyer HMS Albacore at Invergordon.

DP 196243

Description British destroyer HMS Albacore at Invergordon.

Date 1917

Collection General Collection. Photograph Albums.

Catalogue Number DP 196243

Category On-line Digital Images

Copy of PA 254/39/2

Scope and Content The image shows the destroyer after she struck a mine in Shapinsay Sound in Orkney on 9th March 1917. The resulting explosion killed 18 men. The bow section lies on the seabed, but the remainder of the vessel was sold for scrap, after a period back in service.

Accession Number 2006/38


File Format (TIF) Tagged Image File Format bitmap

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Attribution: © HES: Invergordon Album.

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