HMS Redcar

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Reference WMO/265664


Newcomen Terrace


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Type: Non freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: This memorial commemorates the minesweeper HMS Redcar, which was sunk by a mine in the Dover straits on 24th June 1917, with the loss of seven lives.
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H.M.S. Redcar Length 75m (216 feet) Displacement 810 tons Width 8.84m (29 feet) Engine 1500 hp at 14 knots Crew 50 Built 1916 H.M.S. Redcar was sunk on 24th June 1917 by a mine off Dover whilst rescuing surviviors.

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