US Navy disaster - destroyers aground on Point Honda
Location & time- Point Honda, California 8 September 1923.
On the night of 8 September 1923, seven ships of Destroy Squadron 11 ran aground, through navigational error, on Point Honda, between San Fransisco and San Diego. The ships lost were: Delphy (DD-261), S.P.Lee (DD-310), Young (DD-312), Woodbury (DD-309), Nicholas (DD-311), Fuller (DD-297), and Chauncey (DD-296). 23 men lost their lives. All the ships names can be seen in this clip.