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Re: Suez Canal Crisis 1956
Posted by: David H (IP Logged)
Date: July 06, 2018 01:51AM

Wrecks in Port Said Harbour

They seem to have been listed as 20 (or sometimes 21) vessels sunk in Port Said harbour, but some wrecks were seen as one for example the tugs Agile / Cheddid / Quircg were all together and were treated as one object

Number 823 150-ton crane 21.1.1957
Number 827 80- ton crane
Number 839 15-ton crane 30.11.1956
Pollux salvage craft
Peleuse dredger
Paul Solente dredger 16.1.1957
Neptune hopper 15.12.1956
Triton hopper 24.11.1956
- floating dock 10.12.1956
Bassel tug 6.12.1956
Number 37 hopper 13.12.1956
Iacovos merchant
Number 44 hopper 6.12.1956
Number 6 dredger
Number 19 dredger
Ardent tug 2.1.1957
Agile tug 6.1.1957
Cheddid tug
Quircg tug 4.1.1957
Hercule tug 11.1.1957
le Hardi pilot boat 17.12.1956
Garii tug 7.12.1956
Barq tug 3.12.1956
Actif tug

in addition the LST Akka was sunk in Lake Timsah and frigate Abikir (ex-HMS Esk) scuttled at Port Tewfik

From Crises do Happen: The Royal Navy and Operation Musketeer, Suez 1956 by Geoffrey Carter (Liskeard 2006)

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