SZ6299 : Memorial to HMS Affray

taken 11 years ago, near to Gosport, Hampshire, England

Memorial to HMS Affray
Memorial to HMS Affray
Unveiled on the esplanade at Gosport in April 2013

HMS Affray was on a training exercise off Alderney in the Channel Islands when it went missing in April 1951.

It was the last Royal Navy submarine to be lost at sea. It was found two months later 7.5 miles off the north west of Alderney at a depth of 280ft (85.3m).
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Date Taken
Sunday, 26 May, 2013   (more nearby)
Monday, 27 May, 2013
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 62351 99756 [1m precision]
WGS84: 50:47.6415N 1:7.0033W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 62348 99758
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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