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Details for: Collision between HMS Volunteer and HMS Newark


Historical Data:
The HMS Volunteer had just brought a convoy home into the Clyde and was detailed to join the HMS Newark in the Irish Sea. During the night of 10th April 1941 the bow of the Newark ploughed into the stokers's mess-deck. Four stokers and two seamen, who had been playing cards at the time, were killed on the Volunteer. One man died on the Newark. Both ships were repaired in Belfast.


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1 person killed