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G42

ALTERNATIVE NAME:  G85
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Remains of the 1917 wreck of a German destroyer sunk during a raid on British trawlers and drifters guarding the Dover Straits. The wreck is located 7.8 nautical miles east of South Foreland. The vessel was attacked and sunk by HMS BROKE and HMS SWIFT. The wreck is believed to be the remains of G42. The destroyer G85 was also sunk during the same raid. See record 901822 for the site believed to be the remains of G85, located approximately 3.7 nautical miles to the east.

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