WW1 Wreck

Lksimcoe
24th April 2007, 14:24
I have a rather obscure question. I watched a show last night on shipwrecks, and the show was about them finding Russian Czar's lost monitor. It was found in the Baltic (I think) with it's nose buried in the sand, and the stern sticking upright, like a fencepole.
Here's my question. If my memory serves me, (which is sometimes debatable), isn't there a RN ship that was sunk in WW1 that ended up the same way? I think they found it in the meditteranean, and were surprised to find it vertical.
Is my memory shot, or does someone remember this?

Lksimcoe
24th April 2007, 14:26
This is in the wrong thread. If one of you fine gentlemen could move it to the wreck thread, I'd be ever so thankfule.
<blush>

aleddy
25th April 2007, 10:34
Ships as phallic symbols, appropriate in any thread
Cheers
Ted

Steve Woodward
19th August 2007, 23:46
Lksimcoe
Just found your question, the ship you seek is HMS Victoria she appears in the RN gallery and shipping accidents
here (http://www.shipsnostalgia.com/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/68110/cat/511/si/victoria/perpage/12) and here (http://www.shipsnostalgia.com/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/67787/cat/523/si/victoria/perpage/12)
Steve W

KJHeath
30th October 2007, 19:28
Hi

The ship you are talking about is the Russian Ironclad ''Russalka'' as featured on one of the Sea Hunter shows !

A book has just come out about diving on HMS Victoria, will get details for you

Here it is

http://www.inspired-training.com/ocean%20gladiator.htm

Kevin