Boadicea – 53m

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HMS Boadacea – Sea bed depth 53m

British destroyer; 1930; Hawthorn Leslie & Co; 1.360 tons; 323x32x12; 34.000 shp; 35 knots; turbine engines; 3-drum boilers; three ´.7 in guns; one 3 in A.A., six smaller ; 4 T.T. The destroyer Boadicea, Lt.Cdr.F.W. Hawkins, was torpedoed and sunk by a submarine off Portland, on June 13th, 1944. Nine officers, including Lt.Cdr. Hawkins and 166 ratings were killed and one officer wounded.