HMS Audacious

HMS Audacious, date and location not available.



October 27, 1914: HMS Audacious sinking in Loch Swilly near Tory Island. The battleship hit a mine laid by the
SMS Berlin (ex-North German Lloyd liner Berlin, later the White Star Line's Arabic). The crew were picked up
by the HMT Olympic and HMS Liverpool. Olympic attempted to take Audacious in tow but this failed.
Audacious sank the next day. The wreck was not found until 1995.





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