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Tag: HMS Exeter

  • Monday, August 20th 2018 - 07:52 UTC

    HMS Exeter sunk in 1942 by Japan has been plundered by Chinese pirates

    HMS Exeter went down off Indonesia in 1942 with the loss of 54 sailors, but hardly a trace of her is left on the sea bed, according to The Mail on Sunday report

    Ten British ships sunk during the Second World War and designated as war graves have been plundered for scrap metal by Chinese pirates, an investigation by The Mail on Sunday has found. They include HMS Prince of Wales and HMS Exeter which was involved in the River Plate battle against the Graf Spee, closely operating from the Falkland Islands.