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HMS Defence sunk

HMS Defence, Royal Navy, sunk at the Battle of Jutland.
Chrono Date: 
Wednesday, May 31, 1916
Lives lost: 
900

Defence was sunk  during the Battle of Jutland. The ship exploded with the loss of all men on board; between 893 and 903 men were killed.

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Location: 
Battle of Jutland