HMS Audacious sinking, 1914

HMS Audacious sinking, 1914

Here we see the King George V class battleship HMS Audacious sinking in 1914 after she ran into a mine laid off the coast of Ireland. Nobody was killed on the Audacious although one man was killed by flying debris after she exploded while actually sinking.

This picture comes from the collection of the Australian War Memorial, and is in the public domain.

How to cite this article: Rickard, J (1 May 2020), HMS Audacious sinking, 1914 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_hms_audacious_sinking.html

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