The loss of HMS Racehorse in 1864
The loss of HMS Racehorse in 1864


The Royal Navy
The Royal Navy


On the evening of 4 November 1864 the steam gunvessel HMS Racehorse was wrecked in the Bay of Lung-mun, about 12 miles to the east of Chofooo (modern Yantai), China (Google mapExternal link), with the loss of 99 lives.


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