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HMS Attacker and HMS Christopher helping HMS Dunraven, 1917

HMS Attacker and HMS Christopher helping HMS Dunraven, 1917

HMS Attacker and HMS Christopher helping HMS Dunraven, 1917

Here we see the Acheron class destoyer HMS Attacker and the Acasta class destoyer HMS Christopher (in the background) helped the crippled 'Q Ship' HMS Dunraven (in the centre) after her lost battle with UC-71 off Ushant on 8 August 1917. Although the Dunraven survived the battle, she sank while being towed to port on 10 August.